Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Stem Cell Transplant Cures HIV

A recent article in the journal Blood says that a man who was treated with extensive bone marrow transplants and chemotherapy in 2007 is now free of HIV
read more here

This treatment is considered life-threatening and its not a feasible treatment for the 33 million people in the world infected with HIV . However it does provide a lot of hope for the people infected and their families.
Hopefully it points the science in the right direction for a cure.
Its now been 30 years since the first case in the USA and world wide it has claimed an estimated 25 million lives
In 2008, 7400 people were infected - Every Day
in the same year approximately 14 million children lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS
{stats from USAID}

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