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Hiv's Entry Into A Cell

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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 »
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Natural Killer Cells Are Prominent Factors in Control of HIV

...entry is the third in a series of reports on a few of the scientific abstracts submitted for presentation on the subject of "HIV Controllers (HCs)" and "Long Term Nonprogressors (LTNPs) -- a small minority of HIV-positive people who control the... 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

...Douglas SD, Moscicki AB, Holland CA, for The Reach Project Of The Adolescent Medicine Hiv/Aids Research Network. CD8+ CD38+ T cells but not HIV type 1 RNA viral load predict CD4+ T cell loss in a predominantly minority female HIV+ adolescent... 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

...then savagely 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Use of Modified CD4+ T Cells, Vaccine to Fight HIV/AIDS

...England, London's Guardian reports (Randerson, Guardian , 11/10). The therapy involves genetically engineering CD4+ T cells, called "assassin" cells by the researchers, which were able to recognize other cells infected with HIV and slow... 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 »

stem cell

Posted by Anonymous
...blood-forming stem cells that, in turn, can turn into the helper T-cells. These are the T-cells that are specifically targeted by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The study was conducted by a team from the University of California, Los Angeles,... Read more »

T-Cell tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anybody know where you can get a T-cell count without going to the doctor? Some places will run a CBC (ehivtest) without a doctor. Will they do T-Cell count as well? Read more »