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HIV Cure?

Postby EmmVeePee » Sun Nov 13, 2005 8:58 pm

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Postby mith » Mon Nov 14, 2005 5:03 am

broken link?
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Postby Dr.Stein » Mon Nov 14, 2005 9:54 am

Nah, it works well for me :)
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Postby chemistry_freako » Mon Nov 14, 2005 10:50 am

read about this too - could there have been an error in the test results>?
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Postby GreenDog » Mon Nov 14, 2005 10:57 am

There was a thought some time ago that AIDS might be cured by itself. (See here http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/f ... /5366/1073)
This group is still working on the subject of course but others now think that it wasn't really AIDS but something that looked just like HIV, but wasn't quite the real thing.
Personally I don't think AIDS can be spontaneously cured.
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Postby victor » Mon Nov 14, 2005 1:45 pm

If it can be cured automaticly, I believe free-sex will be more.. :lol:
Um, these are the AIDS antiviral to make sure that they're nearly impossible to be auto-cured.
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Postby MrMistery » Mon Nov 14, 2005 6:58 pm

A friend of mine told me about this guy today. I don't know what to say. Knowing that a false positive is posible, i wouldn't be to sure..
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Postby EmmVeePee » Tue Nov 15, 2005 6:49 am

victor wrote:Um, these are the AIDS antiviral to make sure that they're nearly impossible to be auto-cured.


Can you elaborate?
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Postby victor » Wed Nov 16, 2005 12:26 pm

easier word or definiton of 'elaborate' please.... :)
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Postby canalon » Wed Nov 16, 2005 4:36 pm

Can you you give us a more detailed answer. Why did you say that?
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Postby EmmVeePee » Wed Nov 16, 2005 9:04 pm

What Canalon said, thanks.
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Postby victor » Sat Nov 19, 2005 11:08 am

What I think is like this...(remember the "nearly" word there)
Immune system is just like our defending system for pathogenic organisms or pathogenic non-living things...then, what will you expect if one platoon of your immune system which is T-cell (whether it's the T-cytolytic or T-helper) get assasinated by such modern agent??

Tc and Th hold the important stage of immune system which is as a killer for an infected cell (Tc) or as a signal transductor between Tc, B-cell or non-specific immune system (Th). How the immune system will be coordinated synergically if those two are gone??

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