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2013-12-24 23:20:33

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “Global and China Monoclonal Antibody Industry Report, 2013-2017” latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Currently, monoclonal antibody agents have been successfully used in the treatment of tumors, cancers and other serious diseases as a heavyweight in the biopharmaceutical industry. In 2009-2012, the market size of monoclonal antibody agents grew at a CAGR of 13%, far higher than the overall growth rate of...

2013-12-24 23:02:58

Defense Anti-Inflammatory Support Dietary Supplement assists the body's natural process for regulating its own inflammation. The product now released online for purchase with extra discount offers at http://slimmingbeauties.com/natural-body-defense-reviews New York, California, USA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Natural body Defense is a new naturally formulated product that has been recently introduced in the market to improve the body’s natural defense mechanism. The product contains...

Peanuts During Pregnancy May Not Raise Risk Of Peanut Allergies In Children
2013-12-24 05:04:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Pregnant mothers who eat peanuts are less likely to give birth to children who suffer from peanut allergies than those who avoid consuming them altogether, according to a study appearing in Monday’s edition of JAMA Pediatrics. According to the AFP news agency, the researchers looked at over 8,200 American children, and found 140 cases of youngsters who were allergic to nuts. They went on to analyze what the mothers ate during...

High Testosterone Levels Could Help Weaken Immune System Response
2013-12-24 04:35:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has reportedly uncovered a link between high testosterone levels in men and a weakened immune response to influenza vaccines. In the study, senior author Dr. Mark Davis of the Stanford University School of Medicine and his colleagues showed that men with relatively high amounts of circulating testosterone received less of a benefit from...

2013-12-23 16:23:06

Peanut and tree nut allergy incidence lower among children whose mothers ate them during pregnancy. BOSTON, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women need not fear that eating peanuts during pregnancy could cause their child to develop a peanut allergy, according to a new study from Boston Children's Hospital published online Dec. 23 in JAMA Pediatrics. "Our study showed increased peanut consumption by pregnant mothers who weren't nut allergic was associated with lower risk of...

TB Bacteria Hide Their Identity To Invade Into Deeper Regions Of The Lungs
2013-12-20 14:30:54

University of Washington Cell surface lipids hide molecular patterns that infection-killing cells might recognize as dangerous TB-causing bacteria appear to mask their identity to avoid recognition by infection-killing cells in the upper airways. The bacteria call up more permissive white blood cells in the deeper regions of the lungs and hitch a ride inside them to get into the host's body. Details on this finding are reported Dec. 16 in the advanced online edition of the journal...

2013-12-20 13:27:32

Investigators Add Immune System Dimension to Discussion of Microbiota and Disease Scroll down to listen to an explanation of how scientists think the microbiome, disease, and the immune system are related. Saint Louis University researchers have analyzed the microbiomes of people with chronic rhinosinusitis and healthy volunteers and found evidence that some chronic sinus issues may be the result of inflammation triggered by an immune response to otherwise harmless microorganisms in...

Scientists Discover How Immune Cells Die During HIV Infection And Identify Potential Drug To Block AIDS
2013-12-20 13:04:27

Gladstone Institutes Research led by scientists at the Gladstone Institutes has identified the precise chain of molecular events in the human body that drives the death of most of the immune system's CD4 T cells as an HIV infection leads to AIDS. Further, they have identified an existing anti-inflammatory drug that in laboratory tests blocks the death of these cells—and now are planning a Phase 2 clinical trial to determine if this drug or a similar drug can prevent HIV-infected people...

Science Magazine Compiles Top Ten Breakthroughs Of 2013
2013-12-20 06:01:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At the end of each year, Science combs through the scientific breakthroughs of the past year and compiles a top ten list. This year, the list includes major breakthroughs in solar cell technologies, genome-editing techniques and vaccine design strategies, to name a few. But the number one breakthrough came in the form of cancer immunotherapy. 2013 saw a striking change in the cancer research community in the form of a strategy that...

2013-12-19 23:24:27

Largest US Medical ID company brings fun and functional product line to enhance options of medical ID bracelets for children with severe allergies or diabetes. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 American Medical ID continues to lead the way in the United States medical ID industry by adding a new line of children’s medical ID bracelets to their expanding selection. Beware Bandits is an innovative product line from BGDM Group, based in Toronto, Canada. They are easy to use medical...


Latest Immune system Reference Libraries

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...

Lymph Node
2013-03-04 14:27:41

A lymph node is an immune system organ that is widely distributed throughout various places in the body. There are about 500-600 nodes in an individual adult, with clusters of lymph nodes found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. The lymphatic system as a whole is responsible for acting as the body’s primary mechanism of defense. Each node is oval-shaped, and measures between a few millimeters and a few centimeters long. They are linked to one another by lymphatic vessels and...

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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