Genetically Engineered Stem Cells A Potential Cure For AIDS

ETECHMAG: Scientists at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research believe that their genetically engineered stem cells are going to be a ‘potential cure for AIDS’. Their treatment prevents the onset of AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. This is a cure for AIDS, not for the HIV infection itself.

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Rauland1791d ago (Edited 1791d ago )

And to think religions like the catholic church are against stem cells... and condoms... So much about caring for humanity...

evil_element1791d ago

Only a few years back stem cells were shot down as being unethical by the church.

etechmag1791d ago (Edited 1791d ago )

Well, it would be stupid to stop stem cell research now. There are new and better techniques which don't require a fetus to obtain stem cells. The stem cells used in this research are taken from the individual's body.

awiseman1791d ago

+1 bubble for posting intelligent response and not feeding the troll.

evil_element1791d ago (Edited 1791d ago )

Was it not the case, regardless of the cells origins. The church had a hard line with that kind of research.

cyclindk1791d ago

My first thought exactly, it's so repugnant... these people who claim to care and then take actions against those things which might help the most.


awiseman1791d ago

You just had to bring that up didn't you. Killing fetuses is no longer necessary to produce stem cells so this issue now if only morons like you would do the same.

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wishingW3L1791d ago

you can always just kill yourself.

SnakeCQC1791d ago

this sounds like the beginning of i am legend

ArmrdChaos1791d ago

Hope and terror all in the same paragraph.