HIV cure may lie in radioimmunotherapy

A new study suggests targeting HIV with radioimmunotherapy could eradicate HIV from infected cells. If given in conjunction with highly active antiretroviral therapy, it may form the basis of a cure.

Although highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) kills human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the bloodstream, it does not completely eliminate it from the body because the virus can linger in infected cells and replicate.   Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York presented their findings….read complete article at