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June 21, 2009

Interleukin-10 Blunts HIV Infection and Disease Progression

"People who are genetically predisposed to have high levels of a protein called interleukin-10 (IL-10), which helps regulate the immune system, may have a lower risk of becoming infected with HIV, or slower disease progression if they’re already infected with the virus, according to a study published online June 17 in The Journal of Infectious Diseases."

Read more in POZ, June 18, 2009.