Immunology (263 News)

The Body's Natural Process For Dead Cells Removal Can Fuel Tumor Growth

Dec 16, 2017 6:00 pm
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The goal of any cancer treatment is to kill tumor cells. Yet, one little understood paradox of certain cancers is that the body's natural process ...

Are Men Really Exaggerating The Severity Of Flu Symptoms ?

Dec 14, 2017 12:00 pm
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The much-debated phenomenon of "man flu" may have some basis in fact, suggests an article published in the Christmas issue of The BMJ. A ...

New Promising Option For Cancer Patients Who Failed Chemotherapy

Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm
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Using T-Cells to Fight Back One of the first line treatments for cancer is chemotherapy, which can be a long, stressful process. While some patient...

Developing Cancer Fighting Immunotherapy Strategies

Dec 12, 2017 6:00 pm
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During infection or tumor growth, a type of specialized white blood cells called CD8+ T cells rapidly multiply within the spleen and lymph nodes and a...

The Body Immunological Response Is The Cause Of The Kissing Disease Severity

Dec 8, 2017 7:00 pm
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Acute infectious mononucleosis (AIM), also known as mono or the "kissing disease," is caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). In a paper pub...

Should Immune Cells Sacrifice Themselves To Deliver The "Precious" IL-1?

Dec 7, 2017 1:00 pm
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Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have identified, for the first time, the molecule that enables immune cells to release interleukin-1 (IL...

Antibiotics Pros & Cons

Dec 5, 2017 10:00 am
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As effective as antibiotics often are at helping us fight off infection and the associated bacteria, they might also be reducing the bacteria-killing ...

New Potent & Effective Malaria Vaccine

Dec 3, 2017 7:30 pm
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The search for a safe, effective vaccine to protect billions of at-risk people from malaria continues, and the newest study from the German Cancer Res...

Mysterious Lethal Anaphylaxis with Unknown Reasons

Dec 3, 2017 2:00 pm
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Unexplained bouts of anaphylaxis, a serious allergic reaction, could be a direct result of a rare allergy to meat originating from a tick bite. From t...

Vanquishing Corona virus Is a Serious Challenge For Scientists

Dec 3, 2017 1:00 pm
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One of the viruses responsible for the itchy and runny nose, headache, and sore throat we associate with the common cold we get every year around this...

Its a Bless & a Curse To Have Both Obesity and Diabetes

Nov 29, 2017 6:00 pm
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Inflammation processes are responsible for the failure of insulin production in diabetes patients. The patients' own immune systems can contribute...

Your Enemy's Enemy Is Your Friend : The Role Of Phages In Fighting Bacteria

Nov 27, 2017 5:00 pm
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A century after they were discovered killing bacteria in the feces of World War I soldiers, the viruses known as bacteriophages, or simply phages, are...

HLF-Gene Is The Master Of The Blood Cells Maturation Process

Nov 27, 2017 10:30 am
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A research group at Lund University in Sweden has found that when the HLF (hepatic leukemia factor) gene -which is expressed in immature blood cells -...

Genetic Intervention To Prevent & Reverse Multiple Sclerosis

Nov 26, 2017 11:00 am
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Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed in mouse models using a novel gene therapy technique to suppress the immune response that induces the ...

New Treatment For Rare Pregnancy Cancer

Nov 26, 2017 10:00 am
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Three out of four patients with the cancerous forms of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) went into remission after receiving the immunotherapy d...

What is New in The War Between Human Immune System & Viruses?

Nov 25, 2017 4:00 pm
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Our immune system has to defend against many kinds of foreign invaders, like bacterial pathogens or viruses. But first, those enemies must be identifi...

Two Genes Linked to Deadly Form of Bacterial Infection

Oct 2, 2017 2:00 pm
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The group A Streptococcus pathogen can cause a range of illnesses, from a relatively minor case of strep throat to life-threatening problems like pneu...

New test for rare immunodeficiency

Sep 25, 2017 4:00 pm
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Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a test to quickly and reliably diagnose a rare and severe immune defect, hepatic veno-occlusive ...

Most Effective HIV Treatment Ever Develpoped!

Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm
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Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical ...

Immune cells trap bacteria with DNA, protein

Sep 23, 2017 10:00 am
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Our innate immune system has a lot of ways to deal with invading pathogens - macrophages gobble up bacteria, for one. Even wilder than that, some immu...


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