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Hint to a Cure? Two Men Remain HIV Free After Bone Marrow Transplants, Brigham and Women's Hospital Study


7/3/2013 7:47:00 AM

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Two patients in whom HIV seemed to vanish after they were given bone marrow transplants to treat cancer remained free of the virus even after stopping treatment with HIV medicines. The result yields growing hope that the virus could someday be cured, not just kept in check with a cocktail of medicines as it is now. The results of the study are being presented at a meeting of the International AIDS Society in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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