Novel Vaccine Stops HIV

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Novel Vaccine Stops HIV

Post by Kazer0 » Thu Dec 02, 2004 2:03 pm

Human Test: Novel Vaccine Stops HIV

http://my.webmd.com/content/article/97/ ... 5024_hv_03
It worked in mice. It worked in monkeys. And now in humans, a therapeutic vaccine has stopped HIV in its tracks.
After getting three under-the-skin injections of the tailor-made vaccine, the amount of HIV in the patients' blood (called the viral load) dropped by 80%. After a year, eight of the 18 patients still had a 90% drop in HIV levels. All patients' T-cell counts stopped dropping.
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Similar approaches are being explored for the treatment of cancer and long-term viral infections such as hepatitis C.
However, even if this leads to the cure for cancer, i'd worry that we'd end up with a hybred aids or hybred cancer virus that becomes immune. However, I watch too many sci-fi movies.

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Post by Dogbreath » Thu Dec 02, 2004 4:26 pm

Hmmmm... the first effective anti-viral drugs! It won't help for cancer (which isn't a parasite disease but actually a mutation) but it could be used to cure the common cold... and ear infections that aren't caused by bacteria. (Antibiotics taking care of the ones that are)

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Post by Dopefish » Sun Dec 05, 2004 11:55 pm

That's suprissingly good news. :)

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Post by Oz » Tue Dec 07, 2004 11:15 am

it can cure HIV, but i still want colds to keep me from school!

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Post by Cmaza » Wed Dec 08, 2004 1:06 am

That's extremely good news!

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Post by Amro » Wed Dec 08, 2004 11:46 am

It's about time...

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Post by CPT Worm » Sat Dec 11, 2004 1:51 pm

It's great news!

Especially for the ones that don't use protection and sleep with everyone they can! :thumbsup:
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Post by Dogbreath » Sun Dec 12, 2004 1:14 am

Mr. Worm wrote: Especially for the ones that don't use protection and sleep with everyone they can! :thumbsup:
Wait... that was *you* last night? Oh crud...

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Post by emmzee » Sun Dec 12, 2004 12:59 pm

Mr. Worm wrote:It's great news!

Especially for the ones that don't use protection and sleep with everyone they can! :thumbsup:
Yes! Now all people have to worry about is herpes, gonorrhea, crabs, etc ... joy<i><b>!!</b></i>
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Post by Wally » Sun Dec 12, 2004 7:34 pm

well hopefully there will be a cure for all those from a few modifications to this Drug

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Post by wardrich » Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:36 am

emmzee wrote:
Mr. Worm wrote:It's great news!

Especially for the ones that don't use protection and sleep with everyone they can! :thumbsup:
Yes! Now all people have to worry about is herpes, gonorrhea, crabs, etc ... joy<i><b>!!</b></i>

haha, crabs... that reminds me of the ATHF episode where Frylock makes that shrink/grow-ray thing...

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Post by Cakephatt » Mon Dec 20, 2004 7:24 pm

Oz wrote:it can cure HIV, but i still want colds to keep me from school!
HIV can keep you from school as well.
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Post by julie124 » Mon Dec 20, 2004 8:42 pm

That is so awsome to hear that it can cure HIV :thumbsup:

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Post by Cakephatt » Mon Dec 20, 2004 10:16 pm

I can cure HIV as well with a flick of my magical fingers! I remember a long time ago in elementary school that I had like a big red mark on my head from laying in the grass. Everybody said that I had HIV. I told them what HIV was, they didn't listen, so I ran away and hid in the woods.
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Post by nastypoisonspikes » Tue Dec 21, 2004 7:02 am

And he has been there ever since.

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Post by julie124 » Tue Dec 21, 2004 7:56 pm

really? there ever since? :laugh:

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Post by Cakephatt » Tue Dec 21, 2004 7:59 pm

Yeah. I am a pro-Hobo. I sneak around and survive from eating out of people's garbage cans and squirrels that I catch.
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