homeostasis

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(physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes

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This study suggests that a new frontier in HIV therapy can be defined by the recovery and maintenance of a high level of CD4 T cells and that IL-7, with its potential ability to significantly impact naive and memory T cell subpopulations, may be a key to restoring the homeostatic equilibrium which is not achieved by the control of viral load alone under HAART.