Monday, November 10, 2008

Stopping HIV?

A possible cure or at a minimum a new treatment discovered completely by accident? One HIV positive patient seems to have beaten the disease.
A carefully selected bone marrow transplant for a leukemia patient appears to have stopped the patient's HIV infection as well--he shows no signs of the virus in his blood nearly two years after the procedure. While it's difficult to draw any conclusions from a single case, the outcome gives hope for new avenues for AIDS treatment.

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