'London patient' second patient in nearly 12 years appeared to be cured of H.I.V.: report

FILE: A technician picks up a test tube filled with blood. (HIV.gov) A man known only as the "London patient" appeared to be cured of H.I.V., making him the second known patient in nearly 12 years, giving scientists new hope that an eventual cure is possible, reports said Monday. The "London patient" who was infected with H.I.V. and suffered from Hodgkin's lymphoma, received a bone […]

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Post-operative deaths take more lives annually than HIV, TB, malaria combined: study

A new study involving work by local researchers offers some disturbing findings about the global rate of death after surgery. The data, by scientists at Western University, the University of Birmingham, and the University of Capetown, shows 4.2 million people around the world die every year within 30 days of surgery. That makes it the third leading cause of death […]

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