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Intersting snippet from HIV research

ScottTriGuy

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As someone living with HIV and taking Rapamune (mTOR inhibitor) for ME, I thought this was especially interesting:

"Dual suppression of these two complexes by the mTOR inhibitor INK128 suppresses HIV entry and transcription in vitro and inhibits multidrug-resistant HIV in preclinical models"

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"...evidence showing that metabolic inhibitors targeting mTOR pathways may have favorable immunomodulatory effects, including enhanced antiviral responses"


As an aside, I thought I'd read that life expectancy of newly diagnosed with HIV is about the same as non-HIV folks - found this article:

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-39872530

Young people on the latest HIV drugs now have near-normal life expectancy because of improvements in treatments...