News tagged with cd4 cells

A reductionist approach to HIV research

A major obstacle to HIV research is the virus's exquisite specialisation for its human host - meaning that scientists' traditional tools, like the humble lab mouse, can deliver only limited information. Now, a team of researchers ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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WHO: Treat HIV patients sooner

(AP) -- People infected with the virus that causes AIDS should start treatment earlier than currently recommended, the World Health Organization said Monday.

dateNov 30, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Sperm may play leading role in spreading HIV

Sperm, and not just the fluid it bathes in, can transmit HIV to macrophages, T cells, and dendritic cells (DCs), report a team led by Ana Ceballos at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. By infecting DCs, which carry ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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