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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    HIV baby free of virus after being treated within hours of birth

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:58am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Baby is second to receive treatment and remain virus-free A baby treated for HIV within hours of birth is free of the virus nearly a year later, ... no detectable virus in her system. Watch: What is HIV? The latest research on the two young girls was presented at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston. ...

  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    HIV-infected baby still free of virus at age of three, say US researchers

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Washington Specialists say powerful doses of drugs appear to have created situation of 'sustained remission' HIV-infected baby still free of virus at age of 3 A girl who was treated for HIV shortly after birth still shows no sign of infection at the age of three, suggesting her apparent cure was not a fluke, US researchers say. The story of the first ...

  3. News - China - MEDICINE

    Man hides HIV status to obtain surgery

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:55pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A Tianjin man who was HIV-positive concealed his medical condition from doctors so he could have surgery to treat his lung cancer, after several other hospitals refused to treat him, an HIV/AIDS association director revealed on the weibo social network. Li Hu, the regional director of non-profit organisation China Alliance of People Living with HIV/AIDS, used ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doctors should report surgery injuries to protect patients, coroner says

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Recommendation is to protect patients from infection through blood contact, coroner says in judgment on HIV-positive doctor's death Doctors should report ... the Coroner's Court has urged. The recommendation came as Coroner Philip Wong Wai-kuen found yesterday that HIV-infected Dr Wong Ho-hing died by suicide in January last year. Although the surgeon ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Three medical leaps that could transform disease treatments

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... to watch. Rewriting genes In 2009, doctors in Germany treated a man for leukaemia and in doing so cured him of HIV. Timothy Ray Brown was given a bone marrow transplant, a common enough option ... to HIV. Once transplanted, the cells repopulated Brown's immune system, and made him resistant to the virus. He is the only person effectively to be cured of HIV. The same approach cannot ...

  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    Super-strength drug-resistant TB spreading across globe

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... died. Co-infection with the disease causes about a quarter of all deaths among people with HIV. "So far, XDR TB has been reported in 77 countries worldwide, but exact prevalence remains ...

  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Fight against cancer is stalling, specialists told at world forum

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... countries, in the same way that Aids doctors took on the fight to get HIV treatment into Africa. The meeting of the World Oncology Forum, organised by the European School of Oncology, agreed ...



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