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2014-03-06 23:29:07

In response to an article published by RedOrbit.com on March 3, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says that parents should remain cautious about their children’s potential allergy problems post-desensitization therapy. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on March 3 by RedOrbit.com, which warns about the possibility of developing...

2014-03-06 23:04:31

Catalent Pharma Solutions, the global leader in advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drug, biologic and consumer health products, today announced an agreement with the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University in Japan to make a major advancement toward one of the first regenerative human therapies with induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells applicable to humans. Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Catalent Pharma Solutions, the global...

2014-03-06 13:13:25

Ludwig researchers show that infecting just 1 tumor with a virus could boost the systemic effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy A Ludwig Cancer Research study suggests that the clinical efficacy of checkpoint blockade, a powerful new strategy to harness the immune response to treat cancers, might be dramatically improved if combined with oncolytic virotherapy, an investigational intervention that employs viruses to destroy tumors. Published today in the journal Science Translational...

2014-03-06 12:26:44

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/njgf7d/research_report ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and China Monoclonal Antibody Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Monoclonal antibody still belongs to high-end products in China market, which mainly depends on import. In 2012, the market scale of monoclonal antibody was only over...

2014-03-06 08:31:36

SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced the appointment of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry veteran William ("Bill") R. Ringo to the company's board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130926/SF87058LOGO Mr. Ringo brings more than four decades of...

the prevalence of allergies is relatively the same for every part of the US
2014-03-05 11:18:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From the temperate climes of northern states to the sub-tropical environs of the southern states, Americans live in a wide range of ecosystems – all of which contain their own unique allergens. Despite this range of potential exposure, a new study from the National Institutes of Health has found that the prevalence of allergies is relatively the same for every part of the US – except for children younger than 5 years old....

2014-03-05 11:01:37

Johns Hopkins researchers identify set of genes that can be turned back on and potentially allow for more effective treatment Johns Hopkins researchers say they have identified a set of genes that appear to predict which tumors can evade detection by the body's immune system, a step that may enable them to eventually target only the patients most likely to respond best to a new class of treatment. Immune therapy for ovarian, breast and colorectal cancer — treatments that encourage the...

2014-03-05 08:29:20

DUBLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8hfhg/fc_protein_and) has announced the addition of the "Fc Protein and Glycoengineered Antibodies Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8hfhg/fc_protein_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Engineered antibodies are antibody based therapeutics, which are gaining increasing attention from...

2014-03-05 04:22:20

DUBLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/885sfr/bispecific ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Bispecific Antibody Therapeutics Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/885sfr/bispecific ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Antibody based therapeutics are the fastest growing segment of the drugs and...

2014-03-04 08:31:20

-- Successful Phase 1 Results Set the Stage for Trials in Patients with Life-Threatening Blood Disorders -- SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) an investigational new drug (IND) application to initiate the Phase 2 clinical program for OMS721, the company's lead human monoclonal antibody targeting mannan-binding lectin?associated serine protease-2 (MASP-2), the...


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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