News tagged with blood stem cell transplant

Report: Transplant may have cured man of AIDS

A very unusual blood transplant appears to have cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with the AIDS virus, but doctors say the approach is not practical for wide use. The man, who is in his 40s, had a blood ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Gene therapy success for anaemia patient

In a rare success for the much-headlined vision of gene therapy, scientists said on Wednesday they had corrected flawed DNA in an 18-year-old man suffering from a debilitating form of anaemia.

dateSep 15, 2010 in Genetics
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