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Stem-Cell Transplant: A Cure for HIV?

By gay , Published on Thu 12 February 2009
Category: Health

"A 42-year-old HIV patient with leukemia appears to have no detectable HIV in his blood and no symptoms after a stem cell transplant from a donor carrying a gene mutation that confers natural resistance to the virus that causes AIDS, according to a report published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine."