Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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Virus Reservoirs May Hold Key to HIV Cure

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Gemini, Mar 26, 2013.

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    http://www.sciencemag.org/content/339/6125/1262.full

    Discovery that latent virus reservoirs in T lymphocyte "central memory cells" may be key to curing HIV
    in the spotlight at the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (3/15/2013).

    Prompt treatment with ARVs after infection is diagnosed limits impact on T-"central memory cells."

    Interesting question is whether this concept of virus reservoirs in T-central memory cells applies in general to other types of chronic infections, i.e., herpesvirus, enterovirus, etc?
     

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