HIV patients using antiretroviral therapy found to have normal life expectancy
(dailyRx News) Advances in drug therapy for HIV are allowing HIV patients to live fuller and longer lives. It’s possible that the average life expectancy of an HIV-positive person with treatment is approaching the life expectancy of uninfected people.
A recent study found that HIV-positive adults using antiretroviral therapy in the United States and Canada are expected to live into their early 70s.
The researchers concluded that antiretroviral therapy is helping the average life expectancy of HIV-positive people approach that of the general population.
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