Clues for Treatment From HIV-Infected Children Who Do Not Develop AIDS
|09/29/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Not everyone who is infected with HIV goes on to develop AIDS.
A tiny fraction of HIV-positive adults holds the line against AIDS by mounting a very strong immune response; but, research has found that such an approach often contributes to the development of other illnesses, such as heart disease and cancers.
Scientists at Oxford University looked at so-called pediatric non-progressors, the 5 to 10 percent of children infected with HIV who don’t develop AIDS, even without treatment. Their study of 170 HIV-positive South African children revealed that their immune systems were behaving differently than adults’. Like non-human primates that harbor the read more >>>