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HIV-B that targets CD8 cellsThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Mr. Sowadsky, I heard some information about something referred to as HIV-B which primarily targets CD8 as opposed to CD4 cells. Do you have any knowledge of this? and if so, is this detectable by the standard HIV-1 ELISA? Thank you for your...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.There are only 2 HIV viruses, HIV-1 and HIV-2. There is no HIV-B virus. Both of the HIV viruses infect CD4 cells (also known as T4 cells or T-Helpercells). Read more »

Pontential new target for HIV MEDS with A3G

Hi Dr Keith, thank you for your time and work you put into helping people with hiv,What can you let... Read more »

Employer targeting me for HIV

My employer switched benefit plans 3 years ago and became self insured. After the first year, the... Read more »
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Dendritic Cells in Drag: Inauspicious Debut for HIV Specific CTLs; New Concerns about IL-12; Neutralizing Approaches for "Bad" Cytokines; Parke-Davis Targets Cellular Factors

...The Clinical Immunology Society's 2nd HIV Immune-based Therapies Workshop was held in Baltimore on January 27-29. Attendance seemed a little down compared to last year's Read more »
McGill University

A New Weapon in the War Against HIV-AIDS: Combined Antiviral and Targeted Chemotherapy

... A discovery by a team of Canadian and American researchers could provide new ways to fight HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine , HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Biotechnology Company to Launch Trial of New HIV/AIDS Treatment That Would Target DNA

... A biotechnology company on Monday announced plans to start human trials of a new approach to treating HIV/AIDS that targets patients' DNA, Reuters reports. California-based Sangamo BioSciences ' drug SB-728-T is designed to disrupt the Read more »
Project Inform

Research Finds Possible New Targets for HIV Drugs

...findings need more research before directly impacting the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, they offer hope for novel drug targets at a time when such approaches are badly needed. The research, published in the journal Science , was done by... Read more »
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New approach for targeted killing of HIV virus

Posted by new2this2010
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"AIDS's Surprising New Target"

Posted by mbee22
...milestone for Georgianna, who not so long ago saw little of life beyond the perimeter of her bedroom, as she began her battle with HIV. By most accounts a typical housewife and mother of two, Georgianna is also the new face of AIDS. Once... Read more »

COMPLETE SURVEY GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD!

Posted by sarora
...COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD! Help health care providers understand your needs. If you are a woman who is HIV positive living in the US, I would appreciate your assistance with my research project by completing my survey that... Read more »

COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD

Posted by sarora
...COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD! Help health care providers understand your needs. If you are a woman who is HIV positive living in the US, I would appreciate your assistance with my research project by completing my survey that... Read more »