Neurology Central

New study links HIV antiretroviral drugs to neuronal degeneration

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (PA, USA) have demonstrated that the use of protease inhibitors in HIV treatment may lead to production beta amyloid, the protein commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  These drugs could therefore be a key factor in causing HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.
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