HIV Infection Weakened By Marijuana: Study Shows Cannabis Helps Synthetic Anti-inflammatory Substances

“Researchers discovered that the synthetic anti-inflammatory substances distantly related to the active ingredient of marijuana may be able to weaken the most common strain of HIV while inside one of its major hideouts, the immune cells known as macrophages.”

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“Despite drug therapy, HIV is notorious for hiding within certain types of cells, where it reproduces at a slower rate and eventually gives rise to chronic inflammation.

A study done by researchers at Temple University School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine(TUSM) and Center for Substance Abuse Research discovered that the synthetic anti-inflammatory substances distantly related to the active ingredient of marijuana may be able to weaken the most common strain of HIV while inside one of its major hideouts, the immune cells known as macrophages.”

More: http://www.beautyworldnews.com/articles/3589/20130502/hiv-infection-weakened-marijuana-study-shows-cannabis-helps-synthetic-anti.htm

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