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Stem Cell Transplant Cures HIV Infection

rhathar (1247530) writes | more than 5 years ago

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rhathar (1247530) writes "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.

  "The patient is fine," said Dr. Gero Hutter of Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin in Germany. "Today, two years after his transplantation, he is still without any signs of HIV disease and without antiretroviral medication.""

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aka bad for Pharma (1)

zero0ne (1309517) | more than 5 years ago | (#29431453)

Stem Cell research vs big pharma

I wonder if the pharmaceutical companies were the real people banking the anti stem cell groups.

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