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'. Read more:


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