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Resting Cd4 T Cell

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Isolation of a cellular factor that can reactivate latent HIV-1 without T cell activation.

What do you think of the research of Siliciano and Pomerantz ? HIV-1 latency in resting CD4+ T cells represents a major barrier to virus eradication in patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Eliminating the latent HIV-1 reservoir...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your post.It's a very long way from early clinical science to a drug, never mind being "very close to the cure". Even for less revolutionary discoveries, it can take many years of testing and clinical trials to establish... Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Resting CD4+ T Cells Have Protection Against HIV, But Protection Fails When Cells Become Active, Study Shows

...Resting CD4+ T cells have a "powerful" protein shield that protects them from being invaded by HIV, but the cells lose that protection when they are Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Treatment with IL-2 Plus HAART Markedly Reduces HIV in Immune System "Hiding Places"

...Individuals treated with interleukin-2 (IL-2) plus highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have significantly fewer resting CD4+ T cells in their bloodstream which harbor HIV than patients receiving HAART alone, according to a study of 26... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Understanding HIV's Infectious Grip

...highly active antiretroviral therapy. The study proposes a mechanism through which HIV persists in latently infected resting CD4+ T cells. "Once HIV gets into these cells, the virus can then go to sleep," said study co-author Sharon Lewin,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Rapid Rebound of HIV and Reappearance of HIV Reservoirs in Patients Treated with IL-2 and Combination Antiretroviral Drugs Following Cessation of Therapy

...infection, as viral "reservoirs." Reservoirs of HIV include certain immune system cells -- notably resting (non-activated) CD4+ T cells of the blood and lymph nodes -- and probably cells of the brain, gut, bone marrow, genital tract and other... Read more »
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almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...of Science this week. Prof Lewin said it had remained a mystery as to how the virus gained access to the body's resting CD4-T cells and how it could then lie hidden for years despite prolonged treatment with anti-HIV drugs. "Our team of... Read more »

almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 1 Reply
...of Science this week. Prof Lewin said it had remained a mystery as to how the virus gained access to the body's resting CD4-T cells and how it could then lie hidden for years despite prolonged treatment with anti-HIV drugs. "Our team of... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you... Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates. I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

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...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 »