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SCIENCE: Maligned Langerhans cells may prove invaluable

The much maligned Langerhans cells, as noted in an earlier post, appear to act as a “natural barrier” to HIV. The study, downloadable below, flies in the face of much speculation without evidence that these same cells are the vector … Continue reading

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Circumcision bombshell

Imagine a measure that prevented 50% of new HIV infections through heterosexual intercourse, such as male circumcision has been suggested to do. Then imagine a sudden new breakthrough that required the foreskin to work. We may be seeing this very … Continue reading

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