Researchers test nanoparticle to trea...

Researchers test nanoparticle to treat cardiovascular disease in mice

There are 1 comment on the Science Blog story from Jun 5, 2009, titled Researchers test nanoparticle to treat cardiovascular disease in mice. In it, Science Blog reports that:

Scientists and engineers at UC Santa Barbara and other researchers have developed a nanoparticle that can attack plaque -- a major cause of cardiovascular disease.

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andrew j langham


#1 Jun 17, 2009
Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) is a retrovirus that is found, in numerous strains, in primates; example; note;- 'needs further proveing' cats,rats,rabbits,badgers, chickens etc; specific strains infecting humans are HIV-1 and HIV-2,and HIV-3 HIV-4 and others ab/g the viruses that cause disease in humans ie; 'aids virus'although most scientists believe the virus has crossed from animals to humans, it is more likely the aids virus can be established by 'rogue testosterone' causing cell mis-transcription; the rationalle behind this is the virus would not sustain in so many species for such a long period of time; especially humans:

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