Posts Tagged ‘hiv’

Cured of HIV Infection by a Bone Marrow Transplantation

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Evidence for the cure of HIV infection by CCR5{Delta}32/{Delta}32 stem cell transplantation. Allers K, Hütter G, Hofmann J, Loddenkemper C, Rieger K, Thiel E, Schneider T. Blood. 2010 Dec 8. This revolutionary article shows a cure of a patient with leukemia and HIV infection (1). A 42 year old American male received a bone marrow […]

HIV infection/AIDS and the Skin (For professionals)

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland HIV is a global pandemic caused by infection by the HIV virus. It affects more than 30 million individuals world wide. Around 70% of individuals affected live in Sub-Saharan Africa, around 20% of individuals live in South and South-East Asia. Untreated the median survival ranges from 9-11 years […]

HIV infection (“HIV positive”) and AIDS

Monday, April 5th, 2010

HIV infection (“HIV positive”) and AIDS Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What is AIDS? AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is the final stage of the infection of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). How can I be infected with HIV? Non protected sexual intercourse with an infected individual Sharing of syringes and […]

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