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Clues for Treatment From HIV-Infected Children Who Do Not Develop AIDS

Not everyone who is infected with HIV goes on to develop AIDS. A tiny fraction of HIV-positive adults holds the line against AIDS by mounting a very strong immune response; but, research has found that such an approach often contributes to the development of other illnesses, such as heart disease and cancers. Scientists at Oxford University looked at so-called pediatric non-progressors, the 5 to 10 percent of children infected with HIV who don't develop AIDS, even without...

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