Science news Lots of it is about “gene therapy” Early (bad) problems: Results not reproducible And some deaths Recent successes “Curing” blindness of some kinds and to a degree “Arresting” a fatal syndrome Is there new life (one year more of funding) for the Tevatron?
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Evolution and medicine: How does HIV replicate in a way that challenges all anti-viral?
If all of the various “cocktails” stop working for a patient with HIV, frequently he or she and their doctor will gamble:
Take the patient off all medications so that the “wild type” re-emerges and blast it with meds that once worked.
Evolution and medicine: How does HIV replicate in a way that challenges all anti-viral drugs?
What is being assumed?
High mutation rate
How to counter the mutations (let the wild type become normal)