Friday, April 13, 2012
A Cure for Aids maybe on the horizon
When i first saw this piece few minutes ago- i couldn't believe my eyes. i had to read it again and again before sharing it with you!!!-Happy reading!! Human stem cells can be genetically engineered into 'warrior' cells that fight HIV - and the new cells can attack HIV-infected cells inside a living creature.
The breakthrough, by UCLA scientists, is hoped to be the first step towards a treatment that can eradicate HIV from an infected patient.
Much HIV research focuses on vaccines or drugs that slow the virus's progress - but this new technique could offer hope of a 'cure'.