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What Happens When The New Hiv Cell Leaves The Infected Host Cell

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Damages the Immune System

...replicate. (However, macrophages, B cells, monocytes, and other cells in the body can also be infected by HIV.) The T cell has a nucleus that contains genetic material in the form of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) ( Figure 2 ). The cell's DNA has all the information that the cell needs in order to function. The difference between RNA and DNA is that the former is a single strand of genetic material, while the latter is a double strand ( Figure...
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hiv outside the host

Dr. Bob,We have all read that hiv does not survive well outside the body, but what exactly happens to it when it leaves the host? Does the cell wall collapse, or do the glycoproteins get degraded, or does the capsid "burst", or etc..? Have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV is an extremely tiny piece of genetic material that gets integrated into the genetic material of host cells (CD4 cells, for example). HIV does not survive without viable host cells. Hence, when HIV and/or HIV-infected cells are Read more »

Cured or not?

Dr Bob.Although I had bad some bad experiences before, I consider myself not at risk for the time being. Due to this site, I got informed about the virus, ways of transmission and the prevention measures. Great work. Sense of humour. Sympathy. God...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Way to a CureThe simplest proposed scenario for eradicating HIV involves giving a person an experimental treatment that causes the cells that comprise the latent HIV reservoir to wake up and start producing virus (see sidebar below). Ideally,... Read more »

olive leaf extract

Hi Nelson,Do you take this?PeterAnti-HIV activity of olive leaf extract and modulation of host cell gene expression by HIV-1 infection and olive leaf extract treatment.Lee-Huang S. ew York University School of Medicine, New YorkBiochem Biophys Res...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...No. I tried it around 1995 before HAART but did not see any improvements in CD4 cells. Many things look great in " in vitro" studies in the lab but do not translate well in humans. However, I am not saying that Read more »

Is HIV still considered an emergency?

Considering the constant rise of new infected (an estimate of 100 million people in 2012) and the fact that people still die from the disease the attempts and efforts to cure HIV or even eradicate it failed and are very discontinued and low. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antivirals and added a second type of drug to activate these reservoir cells. This ultimately proved dangerous, as it activated all the cells in the body. Still, some scientists believe we haven't given this approach a fair trial. They argue that... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Stalking HIV Immune Dysregulation

...the T-cell recognize and respond to HIV? How many of each of these kinds of cells is present at any particular time? What does the cell do? Is it in a resting or activated state? Is it proliferating or dying? Is it functional -- can it respond to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Renewed Hope

...to a Cure The simplest proposed scenario for eradicating HIV involves giving a person an experimental treatment that causes the cells that comprise the latent HIV reservoir to wake up and start producing virus (see sidebar below). Ideally, this... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects your body by 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... 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 kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When 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 »

stem cell

Posted by Anonymous
...It's Worth Knowing Thought Prayer Today in History Women Children Exchange IRIB TV IRIB Radio Scientists turn stem cells into disease-fighting t-cells WASHINGTON (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have found a way to genetically... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...know what I mean. I am worried that I got some vaginal secretions into my mouth and then into my blood stream. I dont know her hiv status but I've found out that she has let a lot of guys do this. Afterwards, I felt extremely guilty for cheating... Read more »