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The Glycoprotein Which Enables Hiv To Attach To Human Cells

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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
...(If he decides to proceed with his crazed idea, I hope he has his life insurance premiums paid up to date!) Be well.Dr. BobCD4 glycoprotein injections Jul 27, 2010It didn't go unnoticed that a cure for HIV/AIDS would render the Robert James... Read more »

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!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope. Sickle cell tests can diagnosis sickle cell disease. Only HIV specific tests can diagnose HIV disease. You're welcome.Dr. Bob Read more »

banana and hiv

Doctor Bob what do you think about using squeeze banana as lubricant since scientist found something that can kill hiv in banana, in short rubbing banana on condom to reduce risk in case of breakage.tugurun
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was investigated by determining if this lectin can directly bind the HIV-1 envelope protein and block entry of the virus into the cell. An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay confirmed direct binding of BanLec to gp120 and indicated that BanLec can... Read more »
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The Body

The Alphabet Soup of Immune Control: ADCC Antibodies, (Memory) B-Cells, Elite Controllers and Exposed Sero-Negatives -- Will They Amount to Z?

...apoptosis. Vpu is a HIV gene. Vpu stands for "Viral Protein U." Vpu is involved in viral budding, enhancing virion release from the cell by counteracting BST2 (also known as tetherin). It can be found in HIV-1 but not in HIV-2. [Source: ... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Find Antibodies That Prevent Most HIV Strains From Infecting Human Cells

...area of viral attachment to the primary immune cells HIV infects. Credit: NIAID VRC. Scientists have discovered two potent human antibodies that can stop more than 90 percent of known global HIV strains from infecting human cells in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...cells that kill cancer cells and cells infected with a virus. Researchers can tell these cells apart by specific proteins on the cell surface. A T-4 cell is a T-cell with CD4 molecules on its surface. This type of T-cell is also called "CD4... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

How HIV Causes AIDS

...It is the DNA genes that allow the virus to replicate. Like all viruses, HIV can replicate only inside cells, commandeering the cell's machinery to reproduce. Only HIV and other retroviruses, however, once inside a cell, use an enzyme called... Read more »
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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 Read more »

stem cell

Posted by Anonymous
...cells into disease-fighting t-cells WASHINGTON (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have found a way to genetically manipulate human embryonic stem cells so they grow into mature disease-fighting T-cells -- a discovery they say might help in... 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 »

Can't Take Meds without Major Side effects

Posted by Broken_Angel1, 3 Replies
...that each regime causes the SAME reaction. Here is some of my history: *Diagnosed with Aids in November *HIV for 13+ years *Mild Liver Fibrosis *Gall Bladder functioning at 25% ejection fraction ... Read more »