Second patient cured of HIV, say doctors
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Second patient cured of HIV, say doctors

Image copyright Andrew Testa/New York Times/Redux/eyevine Image caption Adam Castillejo wants to be “an ambassador of hope” A man from London has become the second person in the world to be cured of HIV, doctors say. Adam Castillejo is still free of the virus more than 30 months after stopping anti-retroviral therapy. He was not […]

Second HIV Patient Reportedly 'Cured' | Health News
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Second HIV Patient Reportedly ‘Cured’ | Health News

By Margaret Farley Steele, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, March 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It was 12 years ago that a German patient was seemingly cured of HIV. Now doctors in the United Kingdom believe they’ve finally duplicated that success, this time in a 40-year-old Englishman. Adam Castillejo was known until recently only as the […]

Type 1 diabetes cured in mice using stem cells
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Type 1 diabetes cured in mice using stem cells

New research uses an innovative technique to convert human stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells much more effectively. The insulin-producing cells created ‘rapidly cured’ type 1 diabetes in mice, and the benefits lasted for 9 months. Share on PinterestHuman stem cells, shown here, can turn into insulin-producing beta cells. Transplanting billions of such cells may […]