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Australians Develop Treatment To Help Immune System Fight AIDS

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Australian researchers report that a treatment using overlapping peptide-pulsed autologous cells appears be able to train immune system cells to do a better job of recognizing the AIDS virus. The scientists wrote in a professional journal that tests on monkeys with a similar virus showed the OPAL treatment was effective in controlling the infection. They said, however, the treatment does not cure AIDS. The treatment mixes a patient's blood cells with minute amounts of protein from the virus to do the work. (Click here for more



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