View Full Version : AIDS Accidentally Cured (once)

11-11-2008, 05:09 AM
A Doctor, a Mutation and a Potential Cure for AIDS - WSJ.com (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html)

Just wow...

This is looking awesome!

11-11-2008, 06:05 AM
Another thing to note is that it is a single time it has been "Cured"

This is not a CURE cure.

It is a work in progress but a huge breakthrough none-the-less

11-11-2008, 06:48 PM
I've heard of something like that before. I saw a program many years ago talking about a genetic mutation that was present in a very high percentage of Scandinavians, and it pointed to a low instance of such diseases among them as "proof". I guess it wasn't total fabrication after all. Glad to hear it!

11-11-2008, 06:56 PM
I don't know if it reflects poorly on me or on the WoW community at large, but reading the thread title and even the pop-up teaser off the first post, I was relatively sure this was some sort of butt secks joke.

As it turns out, it's pretty wild news. Who knew.

11-11-2008, 07:04 PM
I can remember seeing a thing a few years ago where scientists did come up with a cure for a specific strain of AIDS. Sadly, by the time they'd made the cure, that strain was no longer prevalent.