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Submission + - DRACO: Promising treatment for viruses seeking funding for research on Indigogo (indiegogo.com)

UnkyHerb writes: MIT scientists have developed a new drug potentially capable of killing viruses via it's broad-spectrum anti-viral activity. DRACO (Double-stranded RNA [dsRNA] Activated Caspase Oligomerizer) triggers cell suicide in cells that have been invaded by a virus, thereby halting infection, while leaving healthy cells alone. Much like the way penicillin revolutionized fighting bacteria, DRACO could revolutionize treatment of many different viruses as evidenced in it's effectiveness in laboratory trials. It has been demonstrated in-vitro and in mice trials to be effective and non-toxic.

Submission + - The broad spectrum antiviral DRACOs, need donations to continue research. (indiegogo.com)

UnkyHerb writes: New Drug Could Cure Nearly Any Viral Infection

"DRACOs (Double-stranded RNA Activated Caspase Oligomerizers) are broad-spectrum antiviral candidates developed by Dr. Todd Ridder. They have proved safe and effective in treating ALL 18 viruses against which Dr. Ridder has tested them in proof-of-concept work." It is thought that Dr. Ridder's DRACOs could lead to a cure for most if not all viral infections. It is also hypothesized that viral resistance to the medicine would not be possible.

Your donations on the indigogo page will help in the advancement of DRACOs to potentially treat ALL viruses from the common cold & Flu to HSV, HPV, HIV and Ebola.

Comment Uneducated Comments (Score 1) 412

Wow there certainly is a lot of malice here in regards to people's attitudes towards herbal supplements. Check out http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pu... and read up on the efficacy of various herbal supplements. There is a big difference between homeopathic and herbal supplements. Some herbal supplements do actually have noticeable and measurable benefits and often minimal side effects. A lot of extracts are where the efficacy shows. Many extracts are standardized for a certain amount of desired active constituents. You just have to use a reputable brand and find a product that works for what you need. There isn't an herbal cure for everything, but there are a lot that will help treat or prevent certain conditions For example there are are quite a few herbal extracts that can help with diabetes, such as certain strains of cinnamon extract, or gymnema sylvestre (both which have been shown to be significantly beneficial in scientific trials).I just recommended boswellia serrata extract for my Uncle for his arthritis, he started taking it a few days ago and has already noticed significant relief. Then there is peppermint oil as another posted mentioned for IBS.

I would also like to point out that not everyone who believes in the efficacy of some herbal supplements is against modern medicine or is some kind of all-organic-consuming naturalist. I just wanted to make a point that there is a huge difference between homeopathic (placebo dilution), and herbal extracts and supplements.I hope this sort of scandal doesn't make it any harder to sell and purchase herbal supplements, but rather just points out the frauds and could potentially show who is true from analyzing their products.

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