Genes play a key factor in avoiding HIV...The ability to avoid infection with the AIDS virus depends in part on how many copies of an HIV-fighting gene a person has, a new study says, and the number of those genes varies greatly between and even within racial and ethnic groups. The study found that people with more copies of the gene were less likely to develop HIV or full-blown AIDS. And while researchers found that black Americans as a whole had more copies than did whites, this didn't mean that whites were more prone to get the virus: Rather, susceptibility was determined more by how many copies people had in relation to others of the same race. "Individual risk of acquiring HIV and experiencing rapid disease progression is not uniform within populations," Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said in a statement. The NIAID sponsored the study. Read the rest of the article here...http://articles.health.msn.com/id/100099839/site/100000000/ There was an article in essence a time ago..about two sisters in Africa who could not acquire HIV/AIDS..their blood killed the HIV infection..a scientist put samples of their blood in a petri dish with a sample of blood containing HIV..their blood killed the virus.. amazing we are..If i find the article on an essence archive ill be sure to post it.