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Novel combination therapy shows promise in treating chronic viral infections
Novel combination therapy shows promise in treating chronic viral infections (March 25, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From Boston - A new report published in Nature Medicine finds a novel combination therapy that has potential in fighting chronic viral infections. Researchers studied a mouse model with viral infections, finding a pathway known as PGE2 causing T cell suppression After reducing this pathway using anti-PD-1 antibodies, researchers found increased T-cell function and enhanced viral control in the rodents. Finally, researchers administered Celebrex--commonly used for pain management--to again increase T-cell response in the rodents.
 
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