‘Exciting’ drug flushes out HIV

(As reported by By James GallagherHealth editor, BBC News website)

A team at Aarhaus University in Demark tried using a chemotherapy drug, romidepsin, which is used in lymphoma.  Six HIV patients with undetectable levels of the virus were enrolled into trial.

They each received a reduced dose of romidepsin once a week for three weeks. There was a noticeable jump in viral levels in the blood in five of the patients.

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