Published in AIDS Weekly, April 24th, 2006
"It is becoming widely accepted that psychoactive drugs can significantly alter the progression of neuropathological changes in the HIV-infected brain. The use of cocaine can aggravate the neurotoxic effects of HIV-1 proteins such as HIV-1 transactivating protein Tat and virus' envelope protein gp120," wrote M.Y. Aksenov and colleagues, University of South Carolina.
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