Finally HIV solution discovered in London

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Every sickness has cure, but when the solution have not been discovered it will like there is no solution for it. Just as every problem has solution, there is nothing happen in this world with out solution.

HIV positive man becomes second person to be free of virus after stem cell transplant

The man, from London, is the second patient ever to be cured of the virus. The patient, who has not been identified, was diagnosed with HIV in 2003 and started taking drugs to control the infection in 2012. He developed Hodgkin lymphoma that year and agreed to a stem cell transplant to treat the cancer in 2016.

HIV positive man becomes second person to be free of virus after stem cell transplant

To treat the patient, doctors found a donor who has a gene mutation that makes them naturally resistant to HIV. About 1 per cent of people descended from northern Europeans have inherited the mutation from both parents and are immune to most HIV.

After the stem cell transplant, the patient voluntarily stopped taking HIV drugs to see if the virus would come back. But, he’s been free of the virus.

Doctors have reported the successful therapy, saying the man has not taken drugs for the virus for 18 months with no trace of HIV returning. The transplant changed the London patient’s immune system, giving him the donor’s gene mutation and HIV resistance.

According to lead researcher Ravindra Gupta of University College London, the fact the man has been HIV free for 18 months was “an improbable event”.

The therapy has been successful only once before with “Berlin Patient” Timothy Ray Brown, from the US. He was treated in Germany 12 years ago and is still free of HIV.

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