Chemotherapy for Babies?

A front page article in the April 29, 2007 New York Times described the memory loss / cognitive deficits that can occur in cancer chemotherapy patients.

Newborns and infants are given powerful drug treatments if they test positive on the HIV antibody tests.

Could such treatments wind up affecting the mental abilities of the babies?

Something to ponder as our government encourages AIDS drugs for pregnant mothers and their newborns.

More humility, given the extraordinary complexity of the human mind and body, would be welcome in those who propose such treatments.