Women and HIV infection: the makings of a midlife crisis.

@article{Santoro2009WomenAH,
  title={Women and HIV infection: the makings of a midlife crisis.},
  author={Nanette F. Santoro and Maria D Fan and BatSheva Maslow and Ellie Schoenbaum},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2009},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={160-4}
}
With the advent of highly active antiretroviral agents, women with HIV infection can expect to live longer than ever before. This increased survival has led to concerns about the long-term implications of HIV disease and its treatment. Women with HIV infection appear to lose ovarian function earlier in life than women without HIV infection. They also have evidence of reduced bone mineral density and increased cardiovascular risk. Moreover, many of these increases in risk factors are present… CONTINUE READING

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