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Normally, having the flu is little more than a nuisance. Other times, it can spark an exaggerated immune response and turn deadly.
While illnesses such as influenza are often little more than an inconvenience, sometimes they can become fatal, and now researchers at the Scripps Research Institute claim to have found out why that can happen.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Aug.
An international research team has identified a lung protein that appears to play a key role in smoking-related emphysema and have crafted an antibody to block its activity, Indiana University scientists reported.
13therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has received a new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health, for $3.0 million.
Brazilian researchers have performed the first-ever autopsy study to examine the precise causes of death in victims of the H1N1 swine flu.
Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered that a naturally occurring lipid in the lung can prevent RSV infection and inhibit spread of the virus after an infection is established.
An international team of Canadian and Spanish scientists have found the first potential immunological clue of why some people develop severe pneumonia when infected by the pandemic H1N1 virus.
VIENNA, Va., Nov.
Scientists solve riddle of new mechanism in immune system.
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