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2014-05-02 16:24:23

City Ranks 20th on AAFA's List of Spring Allergy Capitals ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joy Krieger, Executive Director of the St. Louis Chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, released the following statement regarding St. Louis' recent ranking of 20(th) on the national organization's annual list of "The Most Challenging Places to Live with Spring Allergies": "Spring is a beautiful time in our city. It's a time when people come to visit us from all over...

2014-05-02 04:21:50

LONDON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergy sufferers worried about the onset of hay fever season could benefit from a range of new air purifiers to ease their symptoms, as new research reveals two thirds of sufferers say that their current treatment is not effective*. Fellowes' AeraMax [http://www.fellowes.com/gb/en/solutionscenter/Pages/aera-max.aspx ](TM) range can actively reduce the number of pollen particles that could be affecting the health and wellbeing of 18...

2014-05-01 23:02:20

Health Nutrition News has released a new video explaining how to boost the immune system by cleansing the gut from unhealthy bacteria by restoring probiotics. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 HealthNutritionNews.org has released a video discussing how people who easily catch colds, have them two or more times a year, or want to take preventative steps for the next flu season can quickly and easily give their immune system a much needed boost. They explain how probiotics can strengthen the...

2014-05-01 12:32:03

- Consistent effects seen across key MRI measures of disease activity; Effects were sustained beyond two-year pivotal MS studies - - Approximately 80 percent of patients treated with Lemtrada did not receive a third course of treatment in the first year of the extension - CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Genzyme, a Sanofi company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data from the Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) clinical development program. In Lemtrada...

2014-04-30 23:07:02

Pollen counts are climbing higher as spring arrives. Ace Innovation Group's OTCplus app finds over-the-counter medicines for running nose and sniffles. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Spring is here and so is the pollen. “Pollen is one of the most common cause of allergies in the spring season," says Dr. Sandeep Grewal, a Rock Hill Primary Care Physician and creator of the popular Over-the counter medicine app OTCplus. Many of the irritating symptoms of...

2014-04-30 20:23:42

VIENNA, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients and families with asthma, allergies and other health conditions now have access to a simple and free Prescription Assistance Program through Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) offering savings of up to 75 percent on prescription medications, both brand and generic. "We hear far too often from patients who cannot afford their life-saving medications or don't take the full amount recommended," says...

2014-04-30 10:21:24

May provide therapeutic target for treating inflammatory bowel disease and preventing colitis-associated colorectal cancer, according to new research published in the American Journal of Pathology The adhesion molecule CD146 plays a vital role in inflammation and offers a promising therapeutic target for treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as well as preventing colitis-associated colorectal cancer, say scientists. Targeting CD146 with anti-CD146 antibody AA98, especially in...

2014-04-30 09:35:16

People infected with HIV whose immune cells have low cholesterol levels experience much slower disease progression, even without medication, according to University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health research that could lead to new strategies to control infection. The Pitt Public Health researchers found that low cholesterol in certain cells, which is likely an inherited trait, affects the ability of the body to transmit the virus to other cells. The discovery, funded by the...

2014-04-30 08:33:09

Proprietary "Smart Antibodies" Allow for Selective Activation in Cancerous Tissues SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioAtla, a global biotechnology company focused on the development of differentiated biological therapeutics, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued to BioAtla U.S. Patent No. 8,709,755, its first patent directed to methods of generating conditionally active antibodies. Conditionally active antibodies are...

2014-04-29 12:34:38

DALLAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today announced the election of Dr. Zhijian "James" Chen, professor of molecular biology, who holds the George L. MacGregor Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science and is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at UT Southwestern Medical Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140429/81899 Being elected to the NAS is one of the highest honors in American science, and with Dr....


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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