Tag Archives: Aids

HIV patient becomes second AIDS cure hope

An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor, his doctors say. Almost three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists HIV infection… Read More »

3D model aids surgeons in facilitating delicate procedure

3D printing is increasingly being used to facilitate medical procedures, with a Spanish organization saying it helped speed a cancer surgery. The Biodonostia Health Research Institute used a 3D-printed model to help surgeons plan and guide a procedure that removed more than one of a 64-year-old patient’s ribs without damaging his lungs. The use of… Read More »