PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Drug cocktails may prevent early deaths from the HIV virus, but they also may contribute to a longer-term risk of heart disease. Brown University researchers have confirmed two independent cardiovascular disease risk factors in some women: disfiguring extra fat around the torso and potentially harmful serum lipid levels.
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