Archive for August 27th, 2008

HIV Treatment May Increase Asthma Risk in Children

New research indicate that highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), a combination of anti-HIV drugs, cam improve the immune system of infected patients but at the same time may also increase the risk of asthma among young children. The research team of Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston published their report in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, which linked the risk of asthma among children infected with HIV with the increase of immune system T cells. “Investigators hav…