News : 2013

Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D.

Researchers Find that Combined Anti-HIV Therapies May Protect Children’s Hearts

In addition to preventing the spread and transmission of HIV, the combination drug therapies now used to treat the once-fatal virus that causes AIDS appear to protect the hearts of children born with HIV, according to a multicenter NIH-funded study led by the Miller School’s Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D.

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Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D.

ECG Screening Can Help Identify Cardiovascular Risks in Adolescents

A combination of screening methods, including electrocardiography (ECG), blood pressure and body mass index (BMI), can identify adolescents at risk for heart disease, according to a groundbreaking Miller School study led by Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., professor of pediatrics, the George Batchelor Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology, and Director of the Batchelor Children’s Research Institute.

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