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2013-03-13 18:02:56

UCSF study on T-cell behavior sheds light on how vaccines work The immune system's T cells, while coordinating responses to diseases and vaccines, act like honey bees sharing information about the best honey sources, according to a new study by scientists at UC San Francisco. "In the morning, each bee goes looking individually for a sugar source, then comes back to the hive and does a dance in front of the other bees describing the location of what it's found, which helps the hive...

Autoimmune Diseases Driven By Excessive Intake Of Dietary Salt
2013-03-07 11:01:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the previous several years, medical professionals have noted and documented marked increases in the prevalence of autoimmune diseases. An international team of scientists and researchers have come together in an attempt to identify the cause behind the increase in diseases like multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and other diseases. What they have learned is that there is a connection between dietary salt intake...

Human Genetic Mutation Discovery Could Lead To New Treatments For Type 1 Diabetes
2013-03-05 12:58:58

Cell Press In type 1 diabetes, the immune system destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, but the precise cause has not been clear. A study published by Cell Press on March 5th in Cell Metabolism reveals that a single mutation in the "longevity gene" SIRT1 can cause type 1 diabetes in humans. The findings unearth the role this gene plays in human autoimmunity and disease and also offer new avenues for treating a range of autoimmune disorders. "We describe one of the first...

2013-02-24 23:03:58

Autoimmunity Bible is the new treatment method created by Julia, who claims to give sufferers the autoimmune disease treatment to help them stop autoimmune disease in two weeks or less with no pain and no harmful medicine. A full Autoimmunity Bible review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows if the method is helpful for sufferers to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Autoimmunity Bible is a 261 page downloadable e-book designed by Julia, who promises to give sufferers the...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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