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2010-11-30 15:32:32

A team of scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered a previously unknown regulatory mechanism in the body's response to eliminate pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses.

2010-10-08 02:19:58

A discovery by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers in Melbourne, Australia, reported in today's edition of Science, is set to rewrite a long-held belief about how the body's immune system establishes its memory.

2010-10-06 17:35:14

In order to track down pathogens and render them harmless, the immune system must be able to recognize myriad different foreign substances and react to them.

2010-10-05 15:09:33

Therapeutic antibodies can be an efficient alternative when common drugs do not work anymore.

2010-09-15 19:08:42

A new focus on the immune system's ability to both unleash and restrain its attack on disease has led Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists to identify cells in mice that prevent the immune system from attacking the animals' own cells, protecting them from autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, and lupus.

2010-09-08 14:41:16

Scientists from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified dendritic antigen-presenting cells in zebrafish, opening the possibility that the tiny fish could become a new model for studying the complexities of the human immune system.

2010-06-15 15:12:16

Scientists have long known that certain types of bacteria boost the immune system.

2010-05-24 14:53:06

A cell small in number but powerful in its ability to switch the immune system on or off is a unique hybrid of two well-known immune cell types, Medical College of Georgia researchers report.

2010-05-14 11:39:49

Members of a population of identical cells often "choose" different fates, even though they exist in identical conditions.

2010-05-11 11:54:25

Asthma and other allergic diseases are caused by inappropriate immune responses.


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