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Man Cured From Hiv Bone Marrow

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German man cured of HIV-AIDS !!!

Hi Dr Please keep up the great work you guys do for us hivers,A german man was recently cured of hiv-aids using stem cells treaments,my question is why can't we cure more people ???thank you for your time
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...ways.The man had HIV for some time and had his virus suppressed with meds. He then developed a cancer that needed treatment with a bone marrow transplant (stem cells). HIV needs 2 receptors to attach to T cells (CD4 and a second... Read more »

Is a bone marrow transplant optional for someone diagnosed with HIV

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German Doctors Declare "Cure" in HIV Patient

... A new report finds that nearly four years after a bone marrow transplant, a patient with both HIV and leukemia appears to be free of HIV. "Our results strongly suggest that cure of HIV has Read more »
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The First Man to Be Cured of AIDS: An Update on the Amazing Story -- This Month in HIV

...the age of 40, he developed a kind of leukemia -- we call it acute myelogenous leukemia, or AML -- that typically requires a bone marrow transplant. He went to a hematologist, Dr. Gero Hütter, in Berlin and was treated with the standard drugs... Read more »
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Thoughts on the Berlin Patient and a Cure for HIV/AIDS

...talking about last week's big news: A man in Germany whose HIV viral load has remained undetectable for two years following a bone marrow transplant even though he hasn't taken a single HIV med since the procedure. What do you think about this... Read more »
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A Cure for HIV?

...which outlined a bit about Timothy's story, how he was HIV positive and had developed leukemia, which had been treated with a bone marrow stem cell transplant -- with a little twist in that the stem cells were taken from a donor that had a... Read more »
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...http://www.all-natural.com/horo-3.html I guess it's easier to believe in these theories than the fact that HIV spread from chimps to humans and throughout the world cause people were having sex with one another. Read more »