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HIVEX closed down

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Posted 30 May 2012 

HIVEX limited used to offer an unproven electromagnetic therapy as a treatment for HIV at a facility in Durban. Following pressure from various quarters, this facility has recently been closed down.

HIVEX is an unproven electromagnetic treatment that its proponents claim can treat HIV. This is despite there being no published studies of the use of HIVEX in humans. Until recently, people were charged R1,000 to undergo the HIVEX treatment. 

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ASA breach ruling: Hivex

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Posted 12 January 2012

Mr Low, on behalf of TAC, lodged a breach complaint against the respondent’s website
www.hivex-treatment.org. It was explained that even though some of the wording on the website has changed, it still contravenes the Code for essentially the same reasons as previously identified. Therefore, the essence of that complaint remains unchanged and the advertising is in breach of the ruling and of the Code.

The complainant submitted, inter alia, that the following quotes are essentially similar in message and communication to those originally complained of:

“The HIVEX Treatment is an electro-magnetic treatment which targets proteins in the HIV virus to disable the virus.”

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