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  • aceadvisor aceadvisor Jun 11, 2001 9:34 PM Flag



    It is known, that HIV virus perishes by the temperature + 43-44 degrees Celsius. And now scientists of International Health Centre from the city of Novosibirsk know the way to heighten the temperature of human body till 43-44 degrees Celsius without any danger for human life.
    This method, called as �general controlled hyperthermia� is really a sensational discovery. Not only AIDS could be defeated with this method, it signifies some other possibilities for modern medicine. The fact is, that temperature of 43-44 degrees Celsius kills also cancer cells, takes off (during 5-7 hours) chemical dependence by drugs addiction, ruins many bacteria and viruses.

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    • This sounds like a snake oil treament. When you raise the body temperature over 106 F.(41 C)your brain starts to die. If you raise it to 109-111 F (43-44 C) for 5-7 hours, you may be cured but you'd be in a vegetative state if you lived. Would being cured be a better quality of life?

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      • Actually, it's been around for some time now.
        Many ancient cultures, including the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Chinese, Indians, and Japanese, used heat to treat disease and maintain health.

        In the late 19th century a number of physicians noted complete regression of tumors after an afflicted patient contracted a febrile disease. Dr. William Coley (1891) injected a mixture of bacteriological toxins into tumors and the body, and observed that a positive outcome was directly related to the degree and duration of fever.1

        Later that decade, Westermark reported on the use of localized, non-fever-produced heat treatments that resulted in the long-term remission of inoperable cancer of the cervix.2 Hot baths, electrocautery, and surgical diathermy were employed to locally raise tumor temperature.

        By the 20�s and 30�s, a number of researchers had looked at the tumorcidal effects of combining radiation and heat treatments. This approach showed a synergistic effect that exceeded expectation. By the mid 30�s, all of the hyperthermia generating devices, except for perfusion, had been invented and clinically investigated.

        However, progress in the use of hyperthermia stalled as researchers and clinicians concentrated on the use of more powerful radiation devices and new chemotherapy agents. Interest in the use of hyperthermia was rekindled by Stehlin, who combined the perfusion techniques of Creech, with heat to treat the aggressive sarcomas and melanomas isolated to the limbs.3,4

        This combined modality resulted in improved survival and frequently spared the affected limb.

        Extracorporeal whole body hyperthermia (EWBH) was developed to induce controlled, rapid, and uniform heating of the body. In 1976, Leon Parks, a cardiothoracic surgeon, began a series of hyperthermic treatments on patients who had failed to respond to conventional treatments.5 Reasoning that advanced stage cancer was a systemic disease and needed systemic treatment, he induced whole body hyperthermia by extracorporeal circulation.

        Hyperthermia is defined as elevated body temperature. When induced in a controlled manner, hyperthermia has been used to combat disseminated cancers and a variety of viral diseases.

        Studies have shown that, when controlled or treated, the human body can tolerate temperatures of 42� C (107.6� F) or higher with no significant tissue damage. For instance, it is not unusual for marathon runners to experience hyperthermic temperatures by the end of a race. In contrast. heatstroke results from uncontrolled elevation of body temperature.
        In general, patients receiving EWBH treatment at 42� C demonstrated a decrease or stabilization of viral load over an extended period of time as well as lengthened retention of CD4 cells over the entire follow-up period, without antiretro-viral medications. The use of EWBH to treat a patient who is resistant to antiretroviral drugs has the potential to improve or stabilize virological and immunological parameters while also improving the patient�s quality of life.

      • the_lunatic_from_outer_space the_lunatic_from_outer_space Jun 13, 2001 10:51 AM Flag

        Seems like the heat would be applied in a small area?
        don't discount the Russians. They are known for having great scientists and computer programmers. Just not a great system..
        They discovered radial kerotonomy (RK) when a kid came to the doctor with the eye cut by a piece of glass. After it healed, the kid's eyesight was improved. Voila!

    • i am invested in a company who is researching
      focused heat on tumors.
      and it looks promiseing.
      please give us a link

    • WHAT?

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