Heidi Isohanni

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BACKGROUND In HIV infection, uncontrolled immune activation and disease progression is attributed to declining CD4+CD25+FoxP3+ regulatory T-cell (Treg) numbers. However, qualitative aspects of Treg function in HIV infection, specifically the balance between Treg cell suppressive potency versus suppressibility of effector cells, remain poorly understood.(More)
Purpose of study Fragility fractures are a common and increasing cause of morbidity and mortality in the general population; risk factors for fractures are commoner in HIV. This study aims to determine the prevalence and associations of low bone mineral density (BMD) and high fracture risk (FR) in an HIV cohort, suggest screening and management guidelines.(More)
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