Sunday, December 2, 2007

Jamaican Weed Helps HIV

Award winning scientsts extracted a substance called biosynthesise diapbenzyltrisulphide (DTP) from guinea hen weed found in Jamaica. It has been found to boost the body's production of dendritic cells and T cells, which can help the immune system in patients with HIV. It has been used in rural areas, and they are now attempting to make pharmaceutical drugs out of it.


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