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How Do Scientists Believe The AIDS Virus First Originated

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Come sta? (Scientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago)

Salve! Dr Bob,Come va? Hope u are doing fine. Well I don't think I am any good in Italian, but was just giving u a dose of your own humour medicine. I wrote to you about an year back (remember the insurance story!!) and was so happy to have your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...full with HIV/AIDS, thank you very much. But I can tell you I'm not a conspiracy theorist kind of guy.Dr. BobScientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years technologyNEW YORK - The AIDS virus has been circulating among people for... Read more »

Dr. Bob do you have any knowledge about the HIV treatment called Ambush?

Hello Dr.BOB my name is Juan Pares im an intern in a HIV research facility and came across this... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS ....Ambush

Why does the scientific community REFUSE from investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS?THE... Read more »
Duke Medicine

Duke Scientists Find Rare, Potent Antibody to HIV-1

...they are, indeed, very rare. Researchers discovered that the 2F5-like antibody was potent enough to block multiple strains of HIV in the laboratory, but researchers say they are not entirely clear if it played any part in controlling the virus... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Look to Gene Therapy as Way to Boost Immune System Response to HIV

...project by a team of researchers in California who have developed a method of cutting "the crucial gene, CCR5, that normally lets HIV into the key immune cells it destroys" out of bone marrow stem cells. Without the gene, researchers believe that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Observe HIV Replication in Real Time

... For the first time, US researchers have observed the assembly of HIV in real-time, they recently reported in Nature . Using total internal reflection microscopy, a technique developed at Rockefeller Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Confirm That HIV Originated in Wild Chimpanzees, Study Says

...spread as people traveled by river to what is now the D.R.C. capital of Kinshasa -- the site of the first recorded human case of HIV in 1959. Hahn said scientists need to collect more feces samples in other regions of Africa to better understand... Read more »
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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported. In laboratory... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...Virus Research at the Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York City. "It may explain part of the relative inefficiency of HIV in being transmitted." Even though HIV has killed an estimated 22 million people since it was first recognized more... Read more »

great news

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Posted by Anonymous
...Some scientists had speculated that an experimental polio vaccine used in Central Africa in the 1950s resulted in the spread of HIV in the general population. The World Health Organisation (WHO, 2000) refuted these arguments by scientists and... Read more »