Researchers: Bee Venom Can Kill the HIV Virus. New research shows that nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom are capable of destroying HIV cells while leaving others intact.What is a virus that attacks DNA?
Viruses attack DNA, which cause the immune system to weaken, thus resulting in different types of cancer. Breast and prostate cancer, two of the most prevalent cancers, are two examples of viral related cancers. In a study of human breast cancer, 38.5% of the cancerous tissues examined contained a rodent-transmitted virus: mouse mammary tumor virus.What virus causes HIV?
HIV-1 is the primary cause of HIV infection and AIDS in the world. HIV-2 is limited to parts of West Africa and is less easily transmitted. The human immunodeficiency virus is the cause of HIV infection and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV belongs to a family of viruses known as retroviruses.