First human study of new HIV antibody therapy shows promise

Article as taken from Medical News Today [MNT] 4/2015

A study trialing a new generation of broadly neutralizing antibodies in humans for the first time has shown promise as a treatment for HIV according to researchers.

The results of the clinical trial, published in Nature, have been more successful than previous HIVantibody tests in humans, with the researchers finding that their experimental therapy can reduce the amount of virus present in a patient’s blood significantly.

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