Genetic Secret to AIDS Immunity Discovered

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HLA molecule helps determine whether someone will be able to fight off HIV.

As long as HIV and AIDS have existed, there has been a small minority who have contracted the virus, but not the disease. Their bodies are somehow able to control HIV, making them less contagious and immune to AIDS symptoms, sometimes forever. A new genomic study of nearly 1,000 of these people, known as “HIV controllers,” has found the genetic reason behind this.

 

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‘Brain-Computer’ Interface: Mind Over Gaming Matter

‘Brain-Computer’ Interface: Mind Over Gaming Matter 

 Neural Impulse Actuator

The days of cursing joystick/keyboard/gamepad may as well be over. A radical new shift in technology wants to put the onus on gamers’ mind for the right directions. OCZ technology has designed a device which it calls NIA or Neural Impulse Actuator.

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Videogames: A New Form of Therapy

 Videogames: A New Form of Therapy

Wii therapy. Not designed for everyone

Videogames are known to improve hand-eye coordination but can they help someone quit smoking or lose weight?

Hot on the heels of Nintendo’s smash success, ‘Wii Fit’, game makers are introducing new titles with a healthy focus, such as French game publisher Ubisoft’s “Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking” that hits on Nintendo DS in November.

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