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Understanding amyloid-beta's normal function could lead to preventive, therapeutic strategies
Study shows: Nutrition has a direct influence on the immune system.
New research in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology shows that glycyrrhizin extracted from licorice root helps the body defend against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.
LUND, Sweden, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DermaGen AB - part of the Karolinska Development dermatology and wound healing company "Pergamum" - today announced that Dermagen AB has received promising results from a clinical Phase I/IIa study.
A new study has concluded that one key part of the immune system, the ability of vitamin D to regulate anti-bactericidal proteins, is so important that is has been conserved through almost 60 million years of evolution and is shared only by primates, including humans â€“ but no other known animal species.
U.S. scientists have found exposure to estrogen reduces the production of immune-related proteins in fish, making them more susceptible to disease. U.S.
Exposure to estrogen reduces production of immune-related proteins in fish. This suggests that certain compounds, known as endocrine disruptors, may make fish more susceptible to disease.
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered a mimic of one of â€œnatureâ€™s antibioticsâ€ that can be used to coat medical devices to prevent infection and rejection.
By Clement, Cecilia G Evans, Scott E; Evans, Christopher M; Hawke, David; Kobayashi, Ryuji; Reynolds, Paul R; Moghaddam, Seyed J; Scott, Brenton L; Melicoff, Ernestina; Adachi, Roberto; Dickey, Burton F; Tuvim, Michael J Rationale: The lungs are a common site of serious infection in both healthy and immunocompromised subjects, and the most likely route of delivery of a bioterror agent.
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