Archive for July 16th, 2009

Women Are Naturally Weaker to HIV

A recent US study shows that HIV reacts differently among women compared to men.  While HIV progresses faster in women than in men who have similar levels of HIV in the blood, the study has found that a receptor molecule involved in the first-line recognition of HIV responds differently in women.According to the study conducted by the researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital, which was published in Nature Medicine, a higher percentage of our immune system’s frontline cells became activa…