HIV

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Jan 29, 2008
German researchers found that sperm contains protein that contributes to HIV being more dangerous than if it was alone. Initially, researchers in Germany intended to find if semen had the potential to inhibit HIV. Surprisingly, they discovered that prostatic acidic phosphatase found in semen that forms amyloid fibrilis is actually helping the virus to penetrate cells, making it more powerful.

4
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Sep 14, 2007


According to the report presented by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, women infected with HIV, who become pregnant are less likely to develop AIDS.

2
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Aug 31, 2007

Researchers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute found that a drug, which is used in treating patients infected with AIDS virus, has shown positive results in fighting cancer.
U.S. scientists examined the way drugs, called protease inhibitors, which are used in combination with some other drugs to combat HIV, acted against several types of cancer; this includes non-small cell lung cancer.

1
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Oct 30, 2007

A new research states that the deadly HIV virus that causes AIDS, presumably came into United States from Haiti somewhere around 1969, which is in fact a decade earlier than the majority of scientists believed.