Immunology (133 News)

New Marker To Fish Out HIV in its Hideouts

Mar 22, 2017 7:00 pm
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French researchers have identified a marker that makes it possible to differentiate “dormant” HIV-infected cells from healthy cells. This ...

Analyzing the Genetic Background to T Cell Exhaustion

Mar 22, 2017 6:00 pm
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One reason we survive into adulthood is that cell-killing T cells usually recognize and eliminate cancerous or pathogen-infected cells. But prolong...

Why the Immune System Doesn't Attack The Gut Microflora

Mar 22, 2017 5:00 pm
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In order to maintain the microflora in the gut, the immune system must be taught to tolerate foreign bacteria. LMU researches have now shown how immun...

Why is There No Vaccine Against HCV?

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 pm
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Unlike its viral cousins hepatitis A and B, hepatitis C virus (HCV) has eluded the development of a vaccine and infected more than 170 million peop...

New Algorithm That Could Save Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

Mar 18, 2017 9:00 pm
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Researchers at Mount Sinai Health System have discovered a way to predict whether blood cancer patients who received a bone marrow transplant will ...

Using Red Blood Cells to Prevent ِAutoimune Diseases

Mar 13, 2017 1:00 pm
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Using red blood cells modified to carry disease-specific antigens, scientists in the laboratories of Hidde Ploegh (former Whitehead Member, currently ...

How pathogens Outsmarts Our Immune System?

Mar 13, 2017 9:00 am
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Our immune system has various ways to deal with threats from the outside like pathogens. One of the defence mechanisms is a process called autophagy. ...

Discovering How Obesity Stops Guardian Immune Cells

Mar 11, 2017 1:00 pm
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Scientists have uncovered the physiological mechanics underlying inflammation and obesity by tracking the actions of ‘guardian immune cells&rsqu...

A new RNA-based Technique Could Help In Therapeutic Antibodies Developement

Mar 9, 2017 7:00 pm
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Using antibodies to treat disease has been one of the great success stories of early 21st-century medicine. Already five of the ten top-selling pharma...

More Insight About T Cell Maturation Using A new Genomic Technology

Mar 8, 2017 3:00 pm
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Scientists have revealed for the first time how immature mouse immune cells, called T cells, choose which type of skills they will develop to fight ma...

Link Between an Epigenetic Enzyme Deficiency and Crohn's Disease

Mar 8, 2017 10:00 am
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A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has found how a variant in an important epigenetic enzyme -- previously associated by population-...

New Link Discovered Between Tumors and Immune Diseases

Mar 6, 2017 9:00 pm
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Six years ago, researchers from Kobe University discovered a new condition caused by an autoimmune reaction against PIT-1, a pituitary-specific transc...

How a Single Antibody Can Send HIV into Sustained Remission

Mar 6, 2017 9:00 am
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Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have found that the presence of the protein alpha-4 beta-7 integrin on the surface of HIV and its monk...

How Tumors Evade Immune Detection

Mar 5, 2017 12:00 pm
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Immunotherapies have revolutionized cancer treatment, offering hope to those whose malignancies have stubbornly survived other existing treatments. Ye...

Effect of Tregs on Plasma Cells

Mar 2, 2017 11:00 am
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An unexpected interaction between regulatory immune cells and antibody-producing plasma cells surprised scientists, but this communication seems benef...

"STING" Protein Activates As Immune Cells Recognize Viral DNA

Mar 1, 2017 1:00 pm
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Scientists keep chipping away at the mysteries of the immune system, and this time in a new study published in Nature Communications, they discovered ...

How Normal Flora Affects Our Immune System

Mar 1, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers from Harvard Medical School have reported on the results of a large-scale search for immunomodulatory organisms. Specifically, they analyz...

Bio-Plex Pro™ Mouse Chemokine Panel, the newest member of its line of multiplex immunoassays

Feb 27, 2017 11:00 am
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Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), today announced the launch of the Bio-Plex Pro™ Mouse Chemokine Panel, the newest member of its...

Immunological Differences Make Women More Susceptible to Certain Diseases.

Feb 26, 2017 7:00 pm
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There seems to be a key genetic difference between males and females that is not related to sex chromosomes. Instead, it is a difference in activity b...

Protecting Beta Cells Prevents Diabetes Progression

Feb 26, 2017 5:00 pm
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For patients with diabetes Type 1, an experimental therapy may be able to slow the progression of their disease. By training the body’s immune c...


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