Prospective evaluation of bone mineral density among middle-aged HIV-infected and uninfected women: Association between methadone use and bone loss.

@article{Sharma2011ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective evaluation of bone mineral density among middle-aged HIV-infected and uninfected women: Association between methadone use and bone loss.},
  author={Anjali S. Sharma and Hillel W. Cohen and Ruth Freeman and Nanette F. Santoro and Ellie E. Schoenbaum},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2011},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={295-301}
}
OBJECTIVE We undertook a prospective study to assess the impact of HIV infection on BMD in a cohort of HIV-infected and uninfected women that included illicit drug users, and to measure the contribution of traditional risk factors as well as HIV-related factors to loss of BMD over time. METHODS We analyzed BMD at baseline and after ≥18 months in 245 middle-aged HIV-infected and 219 uninfected women, and conducted linear regression analysis to determine factors associated with annual BMD… CONTINUE READING

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