Cure for HIV !

Cure for HIV !
A very promising development in the research towards finding a cure for HIV Positive patients is outcome of a treatment procedure on a patient. Doctors believe an HIV-positive man who underwent a stem cell transplant has been cured as a result of the procedure.

Brown, who is known as the “Berlin Patient” received stem cells from a donor immune to HIV.

About 1 percent of Caucasians are said to be immune to the virus.

Timothy Ray Brown, 45, tested positive for HIV in 1995.He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Brown lived in Berlin, Germany in 2007, and had HIV and Leukemia. Scientists gave him a bone marrow stem cell transplant.

He is not taking HIV medication since that time. The Leukemia did come back about a year later, so he got a transplant from the same initial donor in February of 2008. Both HIV and Leukemia have not returned, he says.

Dr. Jay Levy, an HIV researcher at the University of California, San Francisco said white cells were manipulated so they were no longer infectable by HIV and became the entire immune system. He called the result  a “functional cure.”
This development can have a far reaching ramification where the treatment for HIV positive patient is concerned. It would certainly give a boost towards research to develop Stem cell treatment for HIV positive patients. Who knows we may be heading towards a phase when we have a cure for HIV disease.
 HIV ~ Human Immunodeficiency Virus
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About Manbir & Gurpreet

Gurpreet Kaur’s journey in this world .... Gurpreet Kaur was a Musician. She was a singer and a composer of music. Her interest was composing and singing Gurbani Shabads in Indian Classical style. She sang Shabads in All the Raags mentioned in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. She also taught Gurmat Sangeet at Gurmat Gian Missionary College, Jawadi, Ludhiana. Elder child to Pushpinder Kaur and Dr. Brig. Harminder Singh, was born in Amritsar on 13th Jan 1962. She attended various convent schools as a child because her father would get frequent Army postings as a dental surgeon. She graduated with Music Honors from Govt. College for Women, Chandigarh. Music was her hobby and she composed and sang Raag based Gurbani Shabads. Doing Kirtan was part of growing up nurtured by her parents. She learned music from her father Dr. Brigadier Harminder Singh who was a dental surgeon in Indian Army and a very good singer himself. Gurpreet’s Bhua (father’s sister), Ajit Kaur retied as a Head of Department of Music from Govt. College for Women Ludhiana, and was a renounced Punjabi singer of her time. Gurpreet Kaur also learned nuances of Indian Classical Music from Pandita Sharma. She was a mother of three children, and a grandmother. Her daughter Keerat Kaur is a Computer Engineer. Her two sons Gurkeerat Singh and Jaskeerat Singh are doctors in USA. Her daughter Keerat Kaur too was part of her group ~ Gurmat Gian Group. Gurpreet Kaur left this world at the age of 54yrs on 12th Sept 2016 in Baltimore USA. She had recorded around 25 cds of Gurbani Keertan. 'Raag Ratan' Album (6 CDs) is a Compilation of Shabads in All the 31 Sudh Raags of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Gauri Sagar' Album (3 CDs) is a Compilation of All forms of Raag Gauri in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Nanak Ki Malhaar' ~ ((3 CDs) is an album of Raag Malhar Shabads in various forms of Malhar. 'Gur Parsaad Basant Bana' ~ (3 CDs) is an album of Shabads in Raag Basant sung in various forms of Raag Basant. Har Ki Vadeyai Sarni Aayea Sewa Priya Kee Preet Piyaree Mohan Ghar Aavho Karo Jodariya Mo Kao Taar Le Raama Taar Le Tere Kavan Kavan Gun Keh Keh Gawan Mera Baid Guru Govinda Saajanrraa Mera Saajanrraa

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