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What Types Of Cells Does Hiv Destroy

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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
...most cases bone marrow/T cells will recovery but there is a wide range of outcomes depending on individual situation (such as type of tumor and types of treatments used). KH Read more »

Further Thought to Hypothesis on HIV Alternative Treatment

Thank you very much for your prompt reply... Following is what I am suggesting with my Hypothesis... Read more »

Red and White Blood Cell Counts

Can you tell me what the average range would be for Red and White Blood Cell counts approx one year... Read more »
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University of California-Los Angeles

UCLA Researchers Demonstrate That Stem Cells Can Be Engineered to Kill HIV

... Researchers from the UCLA AIDS Institute and colleagues have for the first time demonstrated that human blood stem cells can be engineered into cells that can target and kill HIV-infected cells -- a process that potentially could be used against Read more »
The Body

Key to HIV Eradication May Lie in Memory T Cells, Researchers Say

...in concert with scientists from the University of Montreal. They believe they've actually been able to pinpoint the specific types of memory T cells in which HIV is hiding -- and, even better, they think they've figured out how those HIV-infected... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...Organs of the Immune System HIV and the Immune System Footnotes Introduction The immune system is made up of cells and organs that protect your body from outside invaders such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites (germs) that... 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 »
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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 »

More Promise for Hope

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...infected in the laboratory with a harmless mouse virus engineered to carry the ribozyme gene. The genes are a blueprint that tell the cell how to make the enzyme. Three days after the gene is transferred to the stem cells, they are returned to... Read more »

See,I told you HIV replicates a cell's DNA TO RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...However, the problem is not free virus, but the fact that the viral RNA has become incorporated into the DNA of CD4 cells and other human cells. As long as those cells are alive, the virus is safe and capable of ... Read more »

Labs and %s

Posted by rain05, 3 Replies
Can someone please tell me what does the % of CD4's mean? I just received my results and forgot to ask the Doctor that question. I am sort of new here and I see how you guys are like one big family. My numbers are a little scary to me, so I can... Read more »