Published in Law and Health Weekly, August 28th, 2004
"The current adult HIV patient population in the USA stands a good chance of surviving the virus, which means they will become affected by many of the disorders associated with later stages in life," said Cristian L. Achim, MD, PhD, of the University of Pittsburgh.
According to Achim and his collaborators, these include neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer, which are characterized by abnormal - and possibly toxic - deposits of insoluble proteins in the nervous system. To complicate matters, the current...
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