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A Cure for the Cold Common Cold!
08-11-2011, 12:01 AM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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I never thought I would see a development such as this, according to the article it can cure ALL viruses. I have doubts it will make it to the market with all the pharmaceutical companies making billions from drugs that treat the symptoms. There is no money in cures, big pharma and their boy the FDA know that.
Quote:"…in a development that could transform how viral infections are treated, a team of researchers at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory has designed a drug that can identify cells that have been infected by any type of virus, then kill those cells to terminate the infection.

…In a paper published July 27 in the journal PLoS One, the researchers tested their drug against 15 viruses, and found it was effective against all of them — including rhinoviruses that cause the common cold, H1N1 influenza, a stomach virus, a polio virus, dengue fever and several other types of hemorrhagic fever."

Read more: marginalrevolution.com


08-11-2011, 12:04 AM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Quote:We have developed a new broad-spectrum antiviral approach, dubbed Double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) Activated Caspase Oligomerizer (DRACO) that selectively induces apoptosis in cells containing viral dsRNA, rapidly killing infected cells without harming uninfected cells.

Will they inject DRACOs into us? damned.gif
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08-11-2011, 12:07 AM #3
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DRACOS! damned.gif aaah2.gif
08-11-2011, 12:08 AM #4
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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wtf2.gif Strange name hmm.gif



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