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astronaut immune system
2014-08-19 04:06:43

Newly discovered changes to the human immune system that occur during spaceflight could force NASA to address potential health concerns in future six-month to one-year-long manned missions to nearby asteroids or Mars.

Scientists Find Control Signal For Immune System That Could Help Treat Autoimmune Diseases And Cancer
2014-08-18 03:19:20

When faced with pathogens, the immune system summons a swarm of cells made up of soldiers and peacekeepers.

2014-08-14 12:28:37

Expert from the Largest Scleroderma Specialty Center in the U.S. at Johns Hopkins will Provide Insight to Help Patients, Physicians and Caregivers. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

parasitic worms
2014-08-12 03:00:09

Experts believe a molecule in parasitic worms could help explain why worm infections can effectively treat a range of autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

2014-07-30 04:21:20

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2014-07-24 04:21:22

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyfebulb, the International Pemphigus Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF) and Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2014-07-21 12:24:51

DANVERS, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation is preparing for 600 people from around the world to attend its National Patient Education Conference later this week

2014-07-18 23:02:00

Annual conference provides groundbreaking approaches to treating patients with interrelated autoimmune conditions. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014

2014-07-16 08:29:40

HERZLIYA, Israel, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.