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Second HIV Patient Reportedly ‘Cured’

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter 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 …

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Second HIV Patient May Be Cured After Transplant

News Picture: Second HIV Patient May Be Cured After Transplant

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Doctors say they have sent a second HIV patient into what might be permanent remission using a stem cell transplant. The news comes a decade after the first case of a cure was reported. Back in 2009, doctors published …

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The ‘London Patient,’ Cured of H.I.V., Reveals His Identity

The ‘London Patient,’ Cured of H.I.V., Reveals His Identity

A year after the “London Patient” was introduced to the world as only the second person to be cured of H.I.V., he is stepping out of the shadows to reveal his identity: He is Adam Castillejo. Six feet tall and sturdy, with long, dark hair and an easy smile, Mr. …

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