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Hiv T-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 »

Recently diagnosed HIV and T-Cell LGLL

I was recently diagnosed HIV+ and having T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia. My LGLL... Read more »

just diagnosed hiv, good t-cell,low viral load, but very high crp

dear robert frascino,i am from germany, 34 years old and i was diagnosed hiv three weeks ago which ... Read more »
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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

...yanks out the drain's stopper and holds it up demonstrably for an awestruck audience to see. "This ... is what HIV does to your T cells." Water begins rushing out of the tub, the water level noticeably falling, partly, but not all the way. (Since... Read more »
The Body

Key to HIV Eradication May Lie in Memory T Cells, Researchers Say

...appears worth getting at least a little perked up about. The focus of this new research is a group of immune cells called "memory T cells." It's believed that these cells are harboring "latent" forms of HIV -- HIV that manages to lie dormant... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Suppression of Human Protein Reduces HIV's Ability to Enter T Cells, Replicate, Study Finds

... Researchers have found that suppressing the human protein ITK in CD4+ T cells reduces HIV's ability to enter the cells and replicate, according to an NIH study published Monday in the Proceedings of Read more »
Penn Medicine

Engineered Killer T Cell Recognizes HIV-1's Lethal Molecular Disguises

...-- Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and colleagues in the United Kingdom have engineered T cells able to recognize HIV-1 strains that have evaded the immune system. The findings of the study, published online in... Read more »
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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 »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. There are plenty of resources out there to help you (or your partner, friend,) quit.. ... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. There are plenty of resources out there to help you (or your partner, friend,) quit.. ... Read more »

Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. There are plenty of resources out there to help you (or your partner, friend,) quit.. ... Read more »