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is it true that geckos can cure aids?
« on: 14/09/2011 03:36:02 »
is it true that geckos has a curative effects on aids?



 

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is it true that geckos can cure aids?
« Reply #1 on: 14/09/2011 08:23:18 »
is it true that geckos has a curative effects on aids?



I rather doubt it, but they can try to sell you insurance.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GEICO_advertising_campaigns#The_GEICO_Gecko
 

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is it true that geckos can cure aids?
« Reply #2 on: 14/09/2011 18:03:26 »
is it true that geckos has a curative effects on aids?



No.  It's a hoax without any basis in science, but that won't stop someone from trying to sell you a hugely expensive "cure."

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-20079869-10391704.html
« Last Edit: 14/09/2011 18:04:58 by JP »
 

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« Reply #3 on: 14/09/2011 20:03:40 »
In some cases, multi-drug cocktail treatments are able to keep HIV from progressing to AIDS for extended periods of time, perhaps indefinitely.  However, the drugs have serious side-effects. 

Even if the virus titers drop below detectable limits, stopping the drugs carries the risk of the disease returning, and being less susceptible to the medications.

Geckos are best left in the environment to combat flies and insects.
 

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is it true that geckos can cure aids?
« Reply #4 on: 23/10/2011 12:52:01 »
There are currently no cure for AIDS.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 24/10/2011 03:17:47 »
Don't they stick to the roof of your mouth ? :) ...
http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/content/news-archive/news/1489/
 

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is it true that geckos can cure aids?
« Reply #6 on: 25/10/2011 12:00:29 »

Geckos are best left in the environment to combat flies and insects.


Very well said, I am in total agreement with on that.

PLEASE, let's not put yet another species in danger through myth and plain simple cobblers.

Drying and crushing Geckos can only have two results. The death of the individual Gecko and the threat to the species. These lunatic ideas have already resulted in the extinction of species and the threat to others. Chinese 'medicines' have wiped out several species of seahorse, endangered tigers and rhinos...... the list is horrifying.

LEAVE THESE ANIMALS IN PEACE!!!
 

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is it true that geckos can cure aids?
« Reply #7 on: 15/11/2011 08:26:32 »
Gecko's can't even diagnose aids, let alone cure it :p
 

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is it true that geckos can cure aids?
« Reply #8 on: 01/12/2011 09:49:52 »
lawl at they can sell insurance. I highly doubt that they can cure aids.
 

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