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New Super Drug to Treat Wide Variety of Diseases Including HIV

by Kathy Jones on  August 12, 2011 at 9:08 PM AIDS/HIV News   - G J E 4
Researchers in United States reveal that they have developed a new super drug that could treat a number of diseases including HIV and should arrive in the market within the next 10 years.
 New Super Drug to Treat Wide Variety of Diseases Including HIV
New Super Drug to Treat Wide Variety of Diseases Including HIV
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According to the researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the drug, known by its acronym as DARCO, will be able to treat polio, flu, HIV, rabies, German measles, dengue fever, stomach bug and human rhinoviruses.

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In the report, published in the journal PLoS One, the researchers wrote that the drug works by targeting a specific type of RNA that is produced only in cells that have been infected by a virus and said that it should be able to treat any disease that has been caused by viral infection.



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