A database that tracks dubious medical claims.

Claim number: 74

Claimant: Microbasics

Claim date: Aug. 24, 2012

Brand name: Immutides

Forum in which the claim was made: Website

Claim methodology: Micronutrients

Frequency with which the claim is made by this claimant: Frequent

Actual claim: Treats AIDS

Plausibility of this claim: Untested and implausible


Microbasics sells an untested treatment for HIV that they call Immutides.


Disturbingly, the company's website claims, "At the start of 2012 MicroBasics introduced Immutides to four Orphanages in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Immutides."