Blocking Immune Response Protein Helps Body Clear Chronic Infection; Potential Therapy for HIV, Other Viral Infections? University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study  
4/12/2013 7:38:11 AM

UCLA scientists have shown that temporarily blocking a protein critical to immune response actually helps the body clear itself of chronic infection. Published in the April 12 edition of Science, the finding suggests new approaches to treating persistent viral infections like HIV and hepatitis C.