When a person is infected with HIV, treatment to prevent the immune system from being damaged is done through antiretroviral drugs, which reduce the virus present in the bloodstream, but without removing it definitely of the organism. This is because HIV, once inside the body, hides in places that until today scientists have not yet been able to find out what they are. Now, however, a new cancer remedy seems to have finally figured out where these "hiding places" are? of the virus that causes AI
researchers at the University of California, United States studied PEP005, which is one of the "ingredients" used in treatment against the cancer, in a skin that was damaged by the action of solar rays. They then tested the new drug on laboratory-created cells and on antibodies extracted from 13 people living with HIV.
The initial results obtained showed that this anticancer drug would be able to reactivate latent HIV, the development of techniques capable of definitively eliminating it from the human body. However, new tests are still needed to find out if it is safe to use the new drug in seropositive patients.
Changing something in appearance, even if only one detail, is a desire of many people. However, for aesthetic procedures to be successful, it is necessary to choose specialized professionals and perform all the preoperative examinations. A 45-year-old woman developed a rare condition, called Fat Embolism Syndrome (FES), which threatened her Life after liposuction, British doctors have revealed to BMJ Case Reports.
The National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) has just extended in the country the indication of the Prevenar 13 vaccine, which protects against infections caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae, as is the case of pneumonia. Developed by Pfizer, the immunizer was already indicated in Brazil for children up to six years of age and adults aged 50 and over.