CWRU researchers discover byproducts from bacteria in gum disease can awaken dormant T-cells and HIV viruses
from Case Western Reserve University via HealthCanal.com
Dental and medical researchers from Case Western Reserve University found another reason to treat periodontal disease as soon as possible. They discovered that byproducts of bacteria in gum disease, called metabolic small chain fatty acid, can work together to wake up HIV in dormant T-cells and cause the virus to replicate.
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