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2013-12-16 23:01:48

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists find mechanism that launches production of the specialized T cells essential for combating infectious agents and that offers new therapeutic possibilities Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified a protein complex that is essential for jumpstarting the immune response during the critical first 24 hours of an infection. The research appears in the current issue of the...

2013-12-11 13:08:56

An experimental compound synthesized and developed by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has the capacity to significantly reduce joint inflammation in animal models of rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that affects more than two million Americans. The study was published recently online ahead of print by the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism. The study showed the compound, known as SR2211, blocked development of virtually all symptoms...

2013-12-06 23:04:03

Exomine RH, a rheumatoid arthritis remedy, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Exomine RH, an industry leader in Rheumatoid Arthritis remedies. “We’re pleased to receive TopConsumerReviews.com’s highest rating,” said Brad Chase, President of Progressive Health. “Millions of people are afflicted with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Unlike...

2013-12-06 11:25:58

Findings could reshape research on cancer origins and treatment of other autoimmune diseases Johns Hopkins scientists have found evidence that cancer triggers the autoimmune disease scleroderma, which causes thickening and hardening of the skin and widespread organ damage. A report on the discovery, published in the Dec. 5 issue of Science, also suggests that a normal immune system is critical for preventing the development of common types of cancer. According to researchers,...


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