How Could Scientists Cure AIDS Patients? - Part 1 – Virus 40

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Surprisingly, the first AIDS patient has been cured first time in 2007, about 16 years ago, but since then, no or very few repeats are success.



Fig 01- Great shot of HIV (credit to Imperial College London)


One the most crucial reason that It is because bone marrow transplant technique face with “harsh side effects that can last for years,” and even causes patients almost to die.


Then, number of people infected by HIV is increasing year by year worldwide:

- more than 36.9 million people recently

- at least 940 thousands death in 2017 alone.

- and the condition is the worst in developing countries.



Fig 02- Red berries of Yaupon plant



Fig 03- Two Tangerines, illustration only


Researchers determined to develop transplant technique and procedure with less suffer side effects.


Interestingly, the transplant included CCR5 protein which has been mutant in a donor.


We might wonder that what is CCR5 protein which has been mutant?


# To be continued to part 2


## Previous postings:

- Vaccine Efficacy Rate Increases from 90% to 94.5% - Virus 27 | Tanza

- Bonsai Trees Show in the City Garden – Gardening and Hobby 12 | Tanza

- Have You Heard about Second Infection of Corona Virus? - Virus 28

- Are Raw Peanuts Good for Health? - Food Variety 6 | Tanza Erlambang

- When Will be the First Shot of Covid 19 Vaccine? - Virus 29 | Tanza

11 comments:

  1. Viruses mutate far too frequently and quickly

    ReplyDelete
  2. ...Aids from the start was never considered a public health crisis. Thank you Ronald Reagan.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I see....

      Thanks to visit my post-
      How Could Scientists Cure AIDS Patients? - Part 1 – Virus 40
      -
      Surprisingly, the first AIDS patient has been cured first time in 2007, about 16 years ago, but since then, no or very few repeats are success.

      Delete
  3. Replies
    1. Thanks to visit my post-
      How Could Scientists Cure AIDS Patients? - Part 1 – Virus 40
      -
      Surprisingly, the first AIDS patient has been cured first time in 2007, about 16 years ago, but since then, no or very few repeats are success.

      Delete
  4. Interesting to know! I feel like it gets overshadowed sometimes with all the new ills...

    ReplyDelete
  5. It is to be hoped that the number of people cured of AIDS will increase.
    Regards

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks to visit my post-
      How Could Scientists Cure AIDS Patients? - Part 1 – Virus 40
      -
      Surprisingly, the first AIDS patient has been cured first time in 2007, about 16 years ago, but since then, no or very few repeats are success.

      Delete