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Interleukin-2 And Hiv

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Interleukin-2 hiv treatment dosag

what is best dosage
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Interleukin-2 has not been approved for the treatment of HIV infection since there has been no study that has clearly demonstrated a significant clinical benefit (prevention of death or Read more »

Shock and Kill technique

I have read a few articles about the "shock and kill techique". This technique is supposed to awake... Read more »

HIV+ since 1989 - IL-2 is my only med.

I've been HIV+ since late in 1989. While my doctor has suggested I try other medications my viral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Research Shows Treating HIV/AIDS With Interleukin-2 Is Ineffective

...combination with antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) raises CD4+ cell counts more than ARVs alone, it is not clinically beneficial to HIV patients, according to a recently published study. Scientists had theorized that IL-2 would help regenerate CD4+... Read more »
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Abstract No. 357: A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Phase II Trial of Subcutaneous Interleukin-2 (scIL-2) Therapy in HIV-Infected Patients with CD4 Counts 200-500 cells/┬ÁL, conducted by Davey and colleagues, was a randomized trial comparing treatment with subcutaneous (injected under the skin) interleukin-2 (IL-2) plus stable antiretroviral therapy (ARV) versus ARV therapy alone in 82 patients with baseline... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Interleukin-2 May Help Patients with Advanced HIV Disease, New Study Shows

...Interleukin-2 (IL-2), an immune system protein, has been shown to increase the number of CD4+ T cells in many people with HIV infection. Studies conducted before the era of potent antiretroviral therapy, however, suggested IL-2 was less effective... Read more »
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Interleukin-2 Expands Select CD4+ T-Cell Populations, but Has No Effect on HIV-Specific Immune Responses

... Previous studies have shown that the use of interleukin-2 (IL-2) in HIV-infected persons on antiretroviral therapy generally increases naive and central memory CD4+ T cells. The French ANRS 119 study Read more »
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IL-2 Induces Sustained CD4 Cell Increases

Posted by Anonymous
... IL-2 Induces Sustained CD4 Cell Increases in HIV-Infected Patients By Deborah Mitchell TORONTO, Sep 20 (Reuters Health) - The addition of recombinant interleukin-2 (IL-2) Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in Read more »

HIV-Negative AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
..."Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to Read more »

Under the table

Posted by Anonymous
...example of royalties received by Fauci and Lane on the interleukin-2 AIDS regimen, an experimental treatment for patients with HIV that they invented. Fauci has said he donates all his royalties to charity, while Lane has opted to keep his.... Read more »