SCIENTISTS HAVE MADE A MAJOR STEP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV. ALTHOUGH IT IS ONGOING RESEARCH, ITS RESULTS THAT CAN DIRECT FURTHER STUDY. NEW TREATMENT ON THE BASIS VACCINE GIVES HOPE TO PEOPLE INFECTED WITH HIV WILL NO LONGER HAVE TO TAKE DAILY THERAPY.
Experts have combined two new vaccine against HIV with a drug that is normally used for cancer, in an experimental treatment that lasted three years at the Research Institute “IrsiCaixa Aids” in Barcelona.
After received therapy, the virus could no longer be detected in five of 24 patients, and its spread has prevented the immune system of patients, says New Scientist. One of them isn’t using drug against HIV for seven months because the tests are negative.
Scientist who led the project, Beatriz Mote, said that her team is on track to discover a treatment that could be an alternative to antiretroviral drugs against AIDS (ART)….Readmore