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Possible Cure for HIV Found

Possible Cure for HIV Found

Timothy Brown, a forty-two year old American man living in Berlin, Germany was given a bone marrow transplant in 2007 to treat leukemia.  The transplant — which treats leukemia by essentially rebooting the body’s immune system and creating new white blood cells —also had the benefit of wiping out the HIV infection.

Just following World AIDS Day, and three and a half years later, the patient remains HIV-free, which suggests he is cured of the disease, the researchers said.

“I’m extremely excited about the result,” said Jerome Zack, a researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles, who studies HIV infection and was not involved in the study. “It suggests that at least in this one individual, there’s a long-term benefit to this approach.”

In the transplant, the patient received bone marrow, which contains blood stem cells, from a donor with a rare mutation. The mutation essentially prevents the most common form of HIV from getting inside certain immune cells. Afterward, the virus appeared to stop replicating in the patient’s body, and he no longer needed HIV antiretroviral medication.

The findings for Brown’s case were published in the journal Blood this week where the study’s author Kristina Allers writes, “Our results strongly suggest that cure of HIV has been achieved in this patient.”

The treatment was not without side effects. Brown developed neurological problems that caused temporary blindness and memory problems as well as difficulty with coordination and speech.              

“Ultimately, the results would need to be reproduced before researchers could know whether this was an option for treating HIV,” Zack said. “And, practically, finding donors would be a challenge — only one percent of Northern Europeans are known to have this particular mutation.”

However rare the donors may be, Dr. Gero Hutter, the lead doctor overseeing Brown’s treatment, said his team has “overthrown the dogma that HIV can never be cured. Something like this is the greatest thing one can achieve in medical research.”

With President Obama’s Executive Order 13505 removing the Bush barriers on stem cell research, American researchers can also continue working for answers in this global epidemic.  It is important that HIV/AIDS viruses are treated as a global issue as it affects millions, if not billions, worldwide.

Indeed the findings in this particular case suggest a promising cure for the virus that has been perceived as a death sentence.  While more cases are necessary to verify the results, a cure is likely before our eyes.  Perhaps there is a key to closing Pandora’s box.

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9:41AM PDT on Aug 11, 2014

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9:39AM PDT on Aug 11, 2014

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friend of mine introduce me to one DR OLAMIYE i never knew the man was
so powerful until i contacted him. That was when i known there is a real
prophet who can cure all disease so he cure my HIV/AIDS i regain back
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7:01AM PDT on Jun 28, 2014

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6:16AM PDT on Apr 29, 2014

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6:14AM PDT on Apr 29, 2014

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7:51PM PST on Feb 19, 2014

Thank to dr. cuba for his good work I really believe HIV have cure I was HIV positive over since 1year plus before I come across a comment dr.cuba that he have cure to any disease and virus but when I saw it i have it in mind that he can’t cure HIV I just decided to give a try I contact him that night lucky to me he said yes but I don’t believe him I think it was a scam or some thing like that but I still hold on to see the work of dr.cuba if he is saying the true he ask for different things and some question about me I give him all the detail he needed and I wait to see his reply to my problem after all the things is done he ask me to go for check up I went for hiv test I cant believe I was negative the midical doctor was surprasie and doctor even ask for dr cuba email which i give to him, he he is help people that contact him also he can still help you on your cure thanks dr.cuba for helping me for the cure at this young age if you need help contact him now drcubatemple@gmail.Com call +2348062477418

2:24PM PST on Feb 18, 2014

Thank to dr. cuba for his good work I really believe HIV have cure I was HIV positive over since 1year plus before I come across a comment dr.cuba that he have cure to any disease and virus but when I saw it i have it in mind that he can’t cure HIV I just decided to give a try I contact him that night lucky to me he said yes but I don’t believe him I think it was a scam or some thing like that but I still hold on to see the work of dr.cuba if he is saying the true he ask for different things and some question about me I give him all the detail he needed and I wait to see his reply to my problem after all the things is done he ask me to go for check up I went for hiv test I cant believe I was negative the midical doctor was surprasie and doctor even ask for dr cuba email which i give to him, he he is help people that contact him also he can still help you on your cure thanks dr.cuba for helping me for the cure at this young age if you need help contact him now Dr.cubatemple.Com call +2348062477418

12:28AM PST on Jan 26, 2011

lol - You know how long they have repeatedly said there is possible HIV cure already?! For over 25 years now! Nice try, but this so called "cure" announcement doesn't wash.

3:27AM PST on Jan 9, 2011

This news is a bit ridiculous. The treatment of AIDS is a huge cash-producer for the health industry. The day isn't near when mass bone-marrow transplants are going to be common practice. And would you want to take the risks these patients took. Calling this a cure is a hoax.

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