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Hiv Cell Cycle

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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...of white blood cell called aCD4 cell (sometimes called a T-cell). When the immune system loses too many CD4 cells, it becomes weak and isunable to fight off germs. At this point, you are at risk of gettinginfections, called AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs), which can cause serious illness ordeath. The number of CD4 cells you have gives a picture of the health of yourimmune system. A normal CD4 cell count is about 500-1,500 cells...
Ask the Experts

gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up the great work you do for us hivers around the world,l read all your posts and you are the man period...l need to start treatment asap cd4 300 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gene therapy phase II clinical trial were exciting and encouraging in equal measure. Dr. Ron Mitsuyasu at UCLA is an excellent HIV/AIDS/oncologist physician specialist who has been conducting cutting edge immune-based HIV research for quite some... Read more »

Study shows caffeine may actually slow HIV progression/transduction?

Dr. Bob,First off thank you so much for adding some needed levity to our situation. You've helped make smiling easier in a very difficult time in my life.I spend at least an hour a day researching new and past developments in the fight on HIV/AIDS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is a rather complex study that was attempting to elucidate some biochemical pathways and show the effect of caffeine on these pathways. It's a very preliminary and not unexpected finding. It does not suggest that a venti double shot mocha... Read more »

HIV Mutation

At what point in the HIV life cycle does the mutation occur? Does the mutation occur before the HIV reaches the nucleous or after?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The genetic material of HIV is in the form of RNA. Our genes are made from DNA. In order for the virus to be able to complete it's life cycle, it must Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question... Read more »
Project Inform

Cell Cycles, Anti-HIV Drugs and Treatment

...cells, some work only in RESTING cells and some work in both cell states. Ideally, a drug should work without regard for the cell cycle. Drugs that work only in one state of the cell are said to be CELL-CYCLE DEPENDENT . Drugs that work... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Stalking HIV Immune Dysregulation

...and M (the mitosis, or cell division, phase). Ki-67 is a nuclear protein expressed during late G1, S, G2, and M phases of the cell cycle; following proliferation, the cell ultimately returns to a resting, or G0, state, where Ki-67 is not... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...system loses too many CD4 cells, it becomes weak and is unable to fight off germs. At this point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...When women and men with the same viral loads are compared, women generally progress faster. In other words, women may develop AIDS at lower viral load levels than men with similar CD4 counts. This may be a reason for women to start treatment... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Any of you knows whether the claims in on the efficacy of Revivo against HIV are plausible? I ordered a month's dose out of desperation when i was diagnosed back in July 2003 and took it (am treatment Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

Next 10-15

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... You all will have to excuse me in advance. My philosophy for dealing with HIV is based on pure science. I know for the vast majority of folks, there are many personal methods and compassion that go into Read more »