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In recent years, there has been an increase in the life expectancy of HIV-positive patients. A highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) drug is helping to decrease the death rate of patients diagnosed with Aids. With many patients living longer, they become at risk of developing kidney and liver disease. In the September issue of the Transplantation journal, it was reported that HIV-positive patients can now take advantage of organ transplantation. While research is still being conducted, it has been accepted by insurers and policymakers in the U.S.

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