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  • HIV treatment may affect brain

    HIV treatment may affect brain

    Antiretroviral drugs have been life-changing therapies for HIV patients, but they can have significant side effects including neuronal degeneration, which can be manifested as forgetfulness, confusion and behavioural and motor changes, says a study. Certain protease inhibitors, among the most effective HIV drugs, lead to the production of the peptide beta amyloid, often associated with …

    December 17, 2016