Till Bärnighausen and colleagues find growing gender gap in life expectancy among HIV+ South Africans with increasing availability of ART

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New research by Till Bärnighausen and colleagues indicates that increased availability of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV in South Africa over the past decade coincided with an increased gap in female versus male life expectancy, with women gaining larger benefit.

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Till Bärnighausen (Harvard)

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"Men see lower gains in life expectancy than women in era of HIV treatment in South Africa" - EurekAlert!. 11/24/2015.

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