Monday, 21 October 2013

New medicine has been Developed that attacks HIV before it integrates with human DNA

Researchers have developed a drug that blocks HIV from inserting its genome into the DNA of the host cells - known by researchers as the point of no return. The treatment targets integrase, an enzyme essential for viral replication that doesn't exist in humans, which means there's a low risk of side effects. The therapy is now in the pre-clinical testing phase.

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