#SciLogs Weekly Roundup: HIV “cure,” Curating Science, Publication Bias, International Women’s Day

9 March 2013 by Khalil A. Cassimally, posted in SciLogs

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Akshat Rathi: Researchers ‘cure’ HIV infection in a baby

Chad Jones:
“However, this new line of investigation brings with it a pretty big ethical dilemma. The gold standard treatment is pre-natal care followed by long term anti-retroviral medications. This treatment is no pre-natal care followed by short term aggressive anti-retroviral treatment. How do you ethically design a test for that? [...]”

Mićo Tatalović: How do Western Balkan countries fare with EU research grants?

Lee Turnpenny: Libel reform – urgent!

Matt Shipman: Deciding Which Journal Articles to Promote

Markus Völter: Chaos

Kris Hardies: Pink science: It’s a girl thing!

Nsikan Akpan: The Sounds of Learning

Jalees Rehman: Curating Science

Mićo Tatalović: Soul-searching at Serbia’s Vinča institute as it looks for new director, vision and reforms

Kausik Datta:Science Funding and Future Prosperity of the Nation, All On the Line

Pete Etchells: Power up: how video game expertise can help inform autism interventions

Stephanie Swift: Ivory DNA sequencing tracks elephant poaching hotspots

Paige Brown: Publication Bias and Motivated Reasoning

Larry A. Rowe:
“How does peer review play into the final product?
When and where does an interested party look for independent support of the results?
Of course there is a difference in suppressing known faults, but simply reporting unbiased results would need peer review and independent replication to gain real credibility. Caveat Emptor!”

Ivana Gadjanski: Nanotrap for viruses

Ned Rozell: After a lifetime of study, aurora still a mystery

Lowell Goldsmith: Editors’ Picks from Experimental Dermatology (January & February 2013)

Alex Brown: Periodic Table of Etymologies: Watermaker

http://twitter.com/naturechemistry/status/309662881568399360

Akshat Rathi: Cancer drugs: Refusing to die

Mićo Tatalović: Back to the drawing board for Kosovo’s plans to boost science funding

Marcel S. Pawlowski: Are there two types of dwarf galaxies in the universe?

Kausik Datta: BMC Cancer Journal: Open Access, Not Open to Critiques?

GrrlScientist: I’m a judge for the Royal Society’s Young People’s Science Book Prize

Akshat Rathi: TLDR: Two incredible things about bees and flowers

Danny Haelewaters: Parasite host specificity related to host susceptibility to be killed?

Malcolm Campbell: Mother of invention

Virginia Campbell:
“Never knew I had that much influence! Thanks Malcolm . With love /your Mom”

Marcel S. Pawlowski: The Dark Matter Crisis continues: on the difficulties of communicating controversial science

Lee Turnpenny: Libel reform – this concerns YOU!


8 Responses to “#SciLogs Weekly Roundup: HIV “cure,” Curating Science, Publication Bias, International Women’s Day”

  1. Amanda Swan Reply | Permalink

    I never believed spell could cue HIV on till now.
    My name is Kelvin from South Africa i saw some testimonies on the internet on how Dr. Ariba cured a girl of HIV/AIDS. but because i was desperate i tried and contacted him on dr.aribaspelltemple@outlook.com and he casted my spell and sent me a parcel and after two days i was healed totally. if you need his help, you can contact him on dr.aribaspelltemple@outlook.com or call +2348163979933 and get cured.
    Kind regards,
    Kelvin.

  2. anonymous Reply | Permalink

    Hello" thankgod for the wonderful healing spell power which Dr agbadi render to my life which oracle support, i was been diagnosed with HIV-AIDS over 7years now which has lead me to unployment and loosing my relationship with my fiance after he heard that i am suffering from the VIRUS, i tried begging him to allow me stays with him, but he still insist on letting me out of his home, until a friend of mine on facebook from SOUTH AFRICA told me more about Dr agbadi the great healer, that he is going to help restore and healed my diseased with his powerful healing spell, she send me of Dr agbadi email address and i quickly contacted him, and he replied to after 30mins of my message that my disease is a little and minor disease, that he will solved the disease immediately only if i can accept all he requested from, i told him yes, because truly i know that " HIV-AIDS IS A WICKED AND DEADLY DISEASE I EVER KNOWS ". so i did all he want from me and suprisingly on friday last week DR agbadi called me that my problems is solvesd that i should hurry up to the hospital for a checkup, which i truly really did, i comfirm from my doctor that i am now HIV-NEGATIVE AND NOT LONG +, I jump up and was crying heavily because truly the disease drive alot of things away from my life, my friends, my cousin, my fiance and relatives, but now since i was comfirm NEGATIVE- my lost friends and fiance has been back to me begging for forgiveness, i have forgiven them and now we are now best of friend. again i will say to Dr agbadi that he is blessed and may the almighty God which i serve raise him and his family to the higher level in life. Thank and god bless. Please email DR agbadi for healing and solution now at = dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail.com

  3. anonymous Reply | Permalink

    I Am Mrs vera, i live in Texas (USA).
    [READ MY STORY. ON HOW I GOT MY AIDS CURED].
    Truthfully, i was tested HIV + positive last 3years. I keep on managing the drugs i usually purchase from the health care agency to keep me healthy and strenghtful, i tried all i can too make this disease leave me alone, but unfortunately, it keep on eating up my life, this is what i caused myself, for allowing my fiance make sex to me unsecurely without protection, although i never knew he is HIV positive. So last few 4days i came in contact with a lively article on the internet on how this Powerful Herbal Healer get her well and healed. So as a patient i knew this will took my life 1 day, and i need to live with other friends and relatives too. So i copied out the Dr agbadil the traditional healer's email id: dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail.com, and I mailed him immediately, in a little while he mail me back that i was welcome to his temple home wereby all what i seek for are granted. I was please at that time. And i continue with him, he took some few details from me and told me that he shall get back to me as soon as he is through with my work. I was very happy as heard that from him. So Yesterday, as i was just coming from my friends house, Dr agbadi called me to go for checkup in the hospital and see his marvelous work that it is now HIV negative, i was very glad to hear that from him, so i quickly rush down to the nearest hospital to found out, only to hear from my hospital doctor called Browning Lewis that i am now HIV NEGATIVE. I jump up at him with the test note, he ask me how does it happen and i recide to him all i went through with Dr agbadil. I am now glad, so i am a gentle type of person that need to share this testimonies to everyone who seek for healings, because once you get calm and quiet, so the disease get to finish your life off. So i will advice you contact him today for your healing at the above details: Email ID: dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail.com CONTACT HIM NOW TO SAVE YOUR LIFE:dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail.com AS HE IS SO POWERFUL AND HELPFUL TO ALL THAT HAVE THIS SICKNESS...

  4. anonymous Reply | Permalink

    DR Agbadi is the only Dr who could ever get my HIV-AIDS cured with his healing spell, i have tried almost everything but i could'nt find any solution on my disease, despite all these happening to me, i always spend alot to buy a HIV drugs from hospital and taking some several medications but no relieve, until one day i was just browsing on the internet when i come accross a great post of !Michelle! who truly said that she was been diagnose with HIV and was healed that very week through the help of these great powerful healing spell doctor, sometime i really wonder why people called him Papa agbadi, i never knew it was alll because of the great and perfect work that he has been doing that is causing all this. so i quickly contacted him, and he ask me some few questions and he said a thing i will never forget that anyone who contacted him is ! always getting his or her healing in just 6 hours after doing all he ask you, so i was amazed all the time i heard that from him, so i did all things only to see that at the very day which he said i will be healed, all the strenght that has left me before rush back and i becomes very strong and healthy, this disease almost kills my life all because of me, so i will to hospital to give the final test to the disease and the doctor said i am HIV negative, i am very amazed and happy about the healing Dr agbadi gave to me from the ancient part of africa, you can email him now for your own healing too at: dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail. com thank you sir for healing me from HIV, i am Doris Carter.

  5. anonymous Reply | Permalink

    Good morning everyone, I have been suffering from Hiv/Aids for over 4years now, and suddenly, i have spent all my money all to make sure i get healthy all day, but happily, last month january 12th 2013, I came in contact with a traditional doctor also known as a chief priest on a newspaper who is called Dr agbadi who has help much people to cure their aids disease, firstly i taught it was a joke until i contacted him ” ‘dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail.com’ ” and he said that if i am ready for this work, i told him yes, and he collected my details and told me that after he has finished consulting his oracle he will run back to me on when to go for a medical check up, i was unhealthyling surprise. And truly last week monday Dr Agbadi called me to quickly go for a medical checkup, which I did, only to find out that I was not with any HiV disease anymore, my friends and families who left me before run back to me. I now found out that God in Heaven is using this man to bless and heal us all, he is a great and powerful man, again I say to you sir, that God almightly will uplift you and your great work you did for I and other people. Pls i will sincerely advice all Hiv patient to contact this great powerful man called Dr Agbadi for your solutions now at :dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail.com he will help you on your Hiv problems…..email:dragbadilaguspelltemple@gmail.com

  6. Franker Reply | Permalink

    I WAS HIV POSITIVE, I HAVE WENT TO DIFFERENT KINDS OF HOSPITAL ALL TO KNOW AVERELL, ON TILL A FRIEND OF MY INTRODUCE ME TO DR OGUN A HEALING SPELL CASTER WHO HAS BEEN SO KIND AND FAITHFUL WITH HIS TRANSITIONAL HEALING SPELL CASTER, I DECIDED TO GIVE HIM A A TRY AND PROVIDE ALL THE REASOURES HE NEEDED TO CAST THE SPELL TO SOLVE MY PROBLEM, SURLY HE PROMISE TO HELP AND GIVE ME A PROCEDURE ON HOW TO USE THE HEALING SPELL AND AFTER A MONTH I WENT TO HOSPITAL FOR TEST, BEFORE GOD AND MIND I CAME OUT WITH HIV NEGATIVE . PLEASE IF YOU ARE FACING THIS KIND OF PROBLEM CONTACT ogunrivertemple02@outlook.com THERE IS KNOW DART YOU PROBLEM WILL BE SOLVE BECAUSE AM TALKING OUT OF EXPERIENCE.

  7. vivieloxon Reply | Permalink

    Am from south Africa...i saw this comment on positive blogs and i will love to tell everybody how my status changes to negative, and am now a living witness of it and i think its a shame on me if i don't share this lovely story with other people infected with this deadly virus...,hiv has been ongoing in my family... i lost both parents to hiv,. and it is so much pain ive not been able to get over.. as we all know medically there is no solution to it..and medication is very expensive. So someone introduced me to a native medical practitioner in Africa. I had a job there to execute so i took time to check out on him. I showed him all my tests and results.. i was already diagnosed with hiv and it was already taking its towel on me.. i had spent thousands of dollars so i decided to try him out...i was on his dosage for 6 weeks. although i didn’t believe in it, i was just trying it out of frustration... and after 2 weeks, i went for new tests... and you wont believe that 5 different doctors confirmed it that am negative. It was like a dream,, i never believe aids has cure. Am now negative, am a living witness. I don’t know how to thank this man... i just want to help others in any way i can have joined many forums and have posted this testimonies and alot of people has mail and called this man on phone and after 2 months they all confirmed negative..bbc news took it live and every.. hope he helps you out.. everybody saw it and its now out in papers and magazines that there's native cure for hiv and all with the help of this man,,have tried my own parts and all left with you,,if you like take it or not..god knows have tried my best. About 97 people have been confirmed negative through me..and they send mails to thanks me after they have been confirmed negative, this man is real. Don’t miss this chance,,hiv is a deadly virus, get rid of it now.. DR.ABEGBESPELLHOME@HOTMAIL.COM or call +2348113017989

  8. Mrs Sonia Reply | Permalink

    HELLO, i want to share this wonderful testimony to the world as a whole in case there is some body in this same situation. i was diagnosed of HIV in the year 2009 until i meant testimony online by a woman with name Anita about a man called Dr sukuju, i was not too sure if it was real until i contacted him my self . I thought that there was never a cure for my deadly ailment but Dr sukuju told me that his herbs could cure me, and then i decided to give him a try, he then told me that once i start taking his herbs, that it will only take me some days to be cured, i believed him and took the herb with faith. after he gave me the medication, i took it and i was feeling some new signs in my body and i decided to go for a test and the result stated that i was HIV negative, i was very happy and even called my pastor and told him about it, i am very happy that i am now HIV negative and i am also happy that i will not be celebrating this Christmas as an HIV patient as i have did for the past 4 years, so help me say a very big thank you to Dr sukuju for saving me from the hands of the deadly ailment. if you are also in this type of situation and you are seeking for solution, seek no more for you have received the right information you have been wanting for a very long time in this type of issues you are very free to contact Dr. sukuju today through his private email: drsukujuspelltemple@gmail.com or call him on his mobile number : +2348141690929. i strongly believe that he will help you out just as he did mine,

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