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Traces Of HIV Virus Found In Blood Of Previously ‘Cured’ Patients
2013-12-08 06:38:53

After being declared HIV-free following a dangerous bone marrow transplant procedure earlier this summer, a pair of Boston-area men are now apparently showing traces of the virus in their blood once again.

Two Boston Patients HIV Free After Bone Marrow Transplant
2013-07-03 11:32:32

After a series of grueling and risky treatments that included bone-marrow transplants, two HIV-infected patients from Boston have tested negative for the virus after stopping their daily regimen of antiretroviral drugs.

2012-07-27 12:33:28

Two men with longstanding HIV infections no longer have detectable HIV in their blood cells following bone marrow transplants.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.