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2009-01-07 07:15:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.

2008-10-28 18:00:28

WASHINGTON and RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

2008-10-27 06:00:07

By Steve Sternberg WASHINGTON -- A new analysis of the best time to begin HIV treatment found that starting early sharply improves survival, doctors said Sunday.

2008-09-22 18:00:34

A simple test given to HIV/AIDS patients in southern Africa could extend their lives by nearly a year and save health-care costs at the same time, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

2008-07-25 18:00:00

Reducing stress can bolster the immune system in human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV-positive adults, U.S. researchers said. CD4+ T lymphocytes, or CD4 T cells, are the brains of the immune system, coordinating its activity when the body comes under attack.

2008-06-30 09:03:37

RICHMOND, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. announced today the publication of data demonstrating that human immune system cells (CD4 T-cells) can be made resistant to HIV infection by treatment with zinc finger DNA-binding protein nucleases (ZFN(TM)).

2008-06-26 09:03:12

Cytheris SA, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development of new therapies for immune modulation, today announced the publication of data from a phase 1 dose escalation study evaluating the effects of IL-7 therapy on human lymphocytes in subjects with non-hematologic, non-lymphoid cancer refractory to standard therapy.

2008-06-18 18:00:00

SEATTLE, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers describe the first successful use of a human patient's cloned infection-fighting T cells as the sole therapy to put an advanced solid-tumor cancer into long-term remission.

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2008-02-11 14:17:09

Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) reported Sunday they have discovered another mechanism used by the AIDS virus to attack cells.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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