039 - HIV/AIDS: Current Therapy And The Future Of This Virus

In this week's episode of the Beta Sandwich Science Podcast Christian and the team discuss what HIV is, how it differs from AIDS, and what current treatment options are available.  In 'Science Blast' we discuss: How scientists may have unlocked the secrets of the 'out of body experience' using fMRI; and how gene therapy is being used to treat HIV patients by preventing the virus from binding to T-cell through a CCR5 mutation. In 'In 'Back of the Box' Scott discusses the Red Scare....that is Red Dye #40.  Should you be worried about ingesting this ubiquitous chemical (the answer for 99.99999% of the population is no).

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