Archive for April 29th, 2008

New Method Discovered in Outwitting HIV

Scientists investigating about HIV have found a new tactic in battling the disease, which they hope to work without the fear of drug resistance and toxic side-effects. These researchers have suggested that instead of attacking the virus itself, the treatment should target the cells that HIV infects.In a study published recently in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,” a team led by cell biologist Pamela Schwartzberg of National Genome Research Institute tried turning off ITK, a …