Aethlon Medical Improves HIV Toxin Removal
Jan 2, 2006
Hello, Have you heard anything yet about starting trials on HIV infected people in the US using this Aethlon HIV Toxin Removal Machine (Hemopurifier)? http://www.aegis.com/NEWS/BW/2002/BW021017.html http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/ir_site.zhtml?ticker=AEMD&script=2100
It seems they are getting good results in India. It's like a dialysis machine but with a modified filter that removes 90% of the gp120 proteins/toxins and 25% of circulating viral load in the blood in 1 hour.
The following article can be seen in the link above: Aethlons Hemopurifier represents a new approach in the treatment of incurable viral diseases. This therapy is designed to work in conjunction with current regimens to remove infectious viral particles, toxic viral proteins, deleterious cytokines, and other harmful immunological mediators directly from the blood of the patient. By removing circulating virus and other toxins from blood, the Hemopurifier cartridge prevents virus from entering unaffected tissues and cells, thereby allowing the bodys natural defenses a chance to recover and reject the disease.
Current treatment targets include HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C virus, both of which are highly mutable RNA viruses that cause diseases for which no adequate cure exists. In preclinical studies of HIV infected human blood, Aethlon has demonstrated that the Hemopurifier can remove up to 90% of the viral toxin, gp120, in a 1 hour treatment along with 25% of the circulating HIV-1 virus [3, 4]. The longer the treatment, the more virus and viral toxins are removed.
Response from Dr. Pierone
Hello and thanks for posting.
Your post is the first that I have heard of this approach. I am not sure how meaningful it is to be able to clear HIV from the bloodstream with a purifying filter if the virus continues to replicate in lymph nodes and spill over into the bloodstream. This sounds like wishful thinking and not terribly practical as a treatment strategy for a long-term problem.
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