AIDS breakthrough

22 08 2006

up until now, dealing with HIV was more about preventing the infection of cells by the virus, rather than trying to reduce viral numbers or kick-start the immune system (which is crippled by viral infection). But news out of a Canadian research institution is that the stimulation of PD-1 protein will prevent T-cells from becoming dysfunctional.

Here’s a more detailed look at this potentially huge break.

Sorry about the lack of dick and fart jokes, i’m sort of on a science high right now.





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