Interleukin-2 And Immune Function
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You're back again? And you have a similar question about immune-based therapy for HIV. This time the focus is interleukin-2. IL-2 is perhaps the best studied immune-based therapy. (I did research using IL-2 in HIV-infected patients in the... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineT lymphocytes are the predominant cell type the body uses to fight and contain these viral infections. B cells produce antibodies and are a secondary containment system. For awhile, HIV infection often results in more antibodies in general being... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationSome studies show that specific anabolic steroids have beneficial effects on specific immune functions. Differences in how specific anabolic steroids affect the immune system in HIV should be studied. Some HIV doctors prescribe testosterone and the... Read more »
Stanford University, School of Medicinea. Unlikely.b. No. Compared to uninfected controls, most HIV patients have levels in the normal range. AIDS patients tend to have reduced levels. Highest cortisol levels are seen in the morning.c. I may have answered this for you in another posting.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAgain, the below gospel is plagerized from Gallant.
This may be a dumb question -- but I would sincerely appreciate an answer
If AIDS is a breakdown of the immune system, why don't people with AIDS get
colds all the time? Why... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous8-14-97 The method of exposing the immune system to parts of HIV
in advanced evolved forms can be made more effective if the
immune system is prepard in advance for this treatment. People
with HIV infection receive some of this preparation but the... Read more »
Posted by MiamiLat, 2 RepliesHello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 6 RepliesFriends, I believe I am losing my ability to think.
As I have posted here, my liver is going haywire due in large part to the meds I take. Reyetaz is causing my bilirubin levels to rise, causing my eyes to take on a yellowish cast and my skin to... Read more »
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