Archive for February 11th, 2009

Researchers Look into Possibility of a HIV Burn Out

Scientists at a Washington-based pharmaceutical firm are preparing for a third phase of their clinical experiment that hopes to develop a drug they believe would force the HIV to over-replicate and create mutations in its genetic make-up, which ultimately destroys the virus from the human body.Koronis Pharmaceuticals reported in Discovery Channel’s website that the drug, called KP-1461, inserts itself in the genetic replication process, thus causing mutations.  These mutations would then multipl…