Heroin, illicit drugs trigger response from immune system

by on April 16, 2017

According to a new study, the use of heroin and illicit drugs triggers a response from the body?s immune system. The team, led by Martin Markowitz from the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, conducted a series of studies to assess correlates of immune activation. In an effort to promote better health outcomes for PWID, investigators, working in a three-institution multidisciplinary team, examined the relationship between injection drug use and immune activation in a sample of HIV infected and uninfected PWID. ?Injection drug use (IDU), with or without…
WN.com – Health News

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