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How Does Aids Bind To Cd4 Cells

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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...fighting germs and infections.White blood cells are an important part of your immune system. HIV infects and destroys a type 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...
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RESPONSE TO the one who posted the CD4 INJECTION question and spoke ill about the robert james foundation is a scum bag,the world knows that.

Dear brothers and sisters, this is a noble forum where millions are being helped by this God sent man Dr bob, and those using this forum please I beg you not to offend Dr bobs servise, this man is blemishless.. We cant be sitting quiet and reading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will be to begin injections of CD4 on myself in gradual steps. The idea being to flood my body with high levels of free CD4 to bind up the receptors on every HIV virion in my system and halt the disease. My expertise is in bioengineering but I am... Read more »

Green tea and seroconversion

Dr. Bob I wrote recently updating you on my negative status after 9.5 months. However I am concerned because I read an article in which Dr. Christina Nance explains that green tea does prohibit the replication of HIV. For the past few months before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the data into a computer, which produced a molecular model showing that EGCG and HIV shared the same "binding pocket" on the CD4 cells. "One of the promising factors is that because this is a small molecule and binds to the same exact binding... Read more »

Should I start my treatment? 6 months ago numbers were ok

Hi docs, I really appreciate your work and time to answer all our questions. I have been diagnosed 1 year and a half ago. Numbers were ok every 3 or 6 months. CD4: 550, 525,687,510. Viral load: always between 10,000 and 25,000. But one month ago a...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...viral load was a bit high, but it is possible.There are other possibilities too. Sometimes HIV can change the way it enters CD4 cells. HIV can bind to 1 or both of 2 types of co-receptors (proteins on the surface of CD4 cells). A shift that... Read more »

Dr Bob Beck's cure for AIDS and cancer

Hello there!Just want to find out what's your take on Dr Bob Beck's method of curing AIDS and other diseases? How come it is not being promoted anywhere? I hope you won't tell me you don't know about it cause it's all over the media. There are a...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...virus to attach to lymphocyte receptor sites and interrupts the reverse transcriptase process. This is thought to block the binding of the HIV virus with the host cell (Thymic-T lymphocyte; CD4 T-helper cells) so the virus is shown in effect to... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and Your Immune System

...lifecycle are called fusion inhibitors. An example of one such medication is enfuvirtide. Another ART drug, which antagonizes the binding of HIV with CCR5 molecules, is known as maraviroc. Since not all HIV viruses utilize CCR5 to the same... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Results Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...into the CD4 cell. Reverse Transcription HIV's RNA contains the "instructions" that will reprogram the CD4 cellso that it produces more viruses. In order to be effective, HIV's RNA must bechanged into DNA. An HIV enzyme... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Company Virxsys Says Using AIDS to Fight AIDS

...antisense sequence then is used to infect the T-cells. "VRX496 lies inactive in a patient's white blood cells (specifically the CD4 cells), waiting for HIV to enter that cell," said Virxsys. "When HIV does enter, replication of HIV within that... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...the S/LS test strategy may be the detection of individuals with long-standing infection (0.4%) and late-stage AIDS (2%). Thus, CD4 cell counts and clinical information may be required to support results obtained by the S/LS test algorithm for... Read more »

TNX - 355 TRIAL

Posted by Survivor
...as viral-entry inhibitors. TNX-355, which is administered intravenously, is distinct from other entry inhibitors in that it binds to CD4 receptors, the primary target of HIV infection. Since TNX-355 blocks HIV entry at a step prior to the... Read more »

REVIVO

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Any of you knows whether the claims in www.natureproducts.net 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 »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was infected in October 2003, diagnosed in December 2003, and went on Sustiva and Combivir December 30, 2003. My viral load went from an initial count of 125,000 down to 120, 2 weeks ago. Will probably be "undectable" soon. My question is, my... Read more »