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Can HIV Attach To Other Cells

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HIV T-cell count after radiation treatment

T Cells went from 800 to 137. Will T cells rebound?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...T cells may often decline after chemotherapy or radiation therapy-in most cases bone marrow/T cells will recovery but there is a wide Read more »

sickle cell and HIV

Hello,I was just wondering if HIV shows up in the sickle cell test?Thank you! Read more »

HIV attacks CD8 cells?

My Drs. can't answer this and my lengthy internet searches are fruitless. I know all about how HIV... Read more »
Articles
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Find Antibodies That Prevent Most HIV Strains From Infecting Human Cells

... Atomic structure of the antibody VRC01 (blue and green) binding to HIV (grey and red). The precise site of VRC01-HIV binding (red) is a subset of the area of viral attachment to the primary immune Read more »
Center for Biophotonics Science & Technology

First-Ever Video Reveals How HIV Spreads Between Immune Cells

...working to identify the exact process involved in the movement of viral particles, which they believe involves the scaffolding of the cell -- or its cytoskeleton. New super-resolution microscopy at CBST will make that possible. They will also be... Read more »
The Body PRO

Higher HCV RNA Levels Associated With Greater Early T-Cell Activation and CD4+ Cell Depletion Among Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read an explanation... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Pulling the Plug on T-Cells: Fascinating Work on HIV and T-Cell Kinetics Challenges Longtime Dismissal of Ravaged Immune System's Regenerative Potential

...shirt sleeve, swirls his immersed hand around in the frigid water and looks out to his awestruck proteges. "These are your T-cells." He then savagely yanks out the drain's stopper and holds it up demonstrably for an awestruck audience to see.... Read more »
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See,I told you HIV replicates a cell's DNA TO RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...However, the problem is not free virus, but the fact that the viral RNA has become incorporated into the DNA of CD4 cells and other human cells. As long as those cells are alive, the virus is safe and capable of ... Read more »

What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Posted by TheBody
...What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When Read more »

CCR5

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Jackie, what is the mutated CCR5?? Is it a different strain or what? Read more »

Green tea?

Posted by franfrog
...antioxidant in green tea may block HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from attaching to an important molecule on immune system cells. That finding is based on lab tests done on human blood cells, not people. The lab tests were done by Christina... Read more »