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Study of the obvious…

Researchers found a 20-year-old HIV-positive adult on antiretroviral therapy (ART) may be expected to live into their early 70s – a life expectancy approaching that of the general U.S. population.

However, life expectancy is lower for people with a history of injecting drugs as well as those who are not white.

Well, ARVs that contain smaller than historical amounts of AZT are not going to be so toxic – so we’re talking about a lesser poison than a better medicine.

As to the other points, it is not surprising that people who inject drugs will get ill faster. Also most diseases aside from ‘HIV disease’ have a race-based effect. That doesn’t mean they’re the result of sexual promiscuity.

[Source: Daily Mail]

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