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2014-10-07 23:07:26

Ragweed pollen and mold spores are common causes of allergies during the fall. Breathing them in may cause the body to overreact, leading to classic allergy symptoms of a runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 For millions of allergy sufferers, fall is a potent time for allergy-inducing allergens, reports the October 2014 Harvard Health Letter. "The fall allergy season is usually the result of pollen from weeds. But after the first frost, it's...

2014-10-07 23:02:27

New cutting-edge report “Global Cancer Monoclonal Antibodies Market & Pipeline Insight” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Over the last few decades, the researchers have increased their knowledge about the human immune system, which has resulted in the achievement of considerable amount of regulatory milestones during the period. The use of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for the treatment of cancer has grown...

2014-10-07 12:30:53

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today responded to a recent article posted to the Seeking Alpha website (http://seekingalpha.com/article/2533015-with-ebola-looming-when-will-the-defense-department-get-around-to-generex) regarding the need for an Ebola vaccine and the importance of providing funding for small companies with technologies applicable to such an endeavor. Generex is the parent...

Potential New Target To Treat Asthma Attacks Brought On By Colds
2014-10-06 03:05:56

Provided by Francesca Davenport, Imperial College London Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that could explain why the common cold can bring on life-threatening asthma attacks. Published today in Science Translational Medicine, the findings indicate this may be a potential target for new drugs that could be more effective than existing treatments. Viruses that infect the airways are the most common cause of asthma attacks, accounting for 80-90 per cent of cases. The...

2014-10-03 16:24:22

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, today announced that China Oncology Focus Limited, an Affiliate of Lee's Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited (Lee's Pharma), a public biopharmaceutical company listed on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange (0950) with over 20 years of operation in China's pharmaceutical industry, has...

2014-10-02 16:26:37

ROUND ROCK, Texas, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antibiotic options are becoming limited by drug-resistant pathogens, creating a "serious domestic and international challenge to human and animal health, national security and the economy," said John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy at a September press conference. In laying out the White House's plan to fight antibiotic misuse, Mr. Holdren said that up to half of all antibiotics prescribed are not...

2014-10-02 12:32:03

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds diet may influence susceptibility to autoinflammatory disease in at-risk individuals by favoring intestinal bacteria that fuel or dampen inflammation MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diet-induced changes in the gut's bacterial ecosystem can alter susceptibility to an autoinflammatory bone disease by modifying the immune response, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists reported. The findings appeared...

2014-10-01 23:06:42

ITI has submitted a new IND for a Phase II clinical study of the JRC Vaccine Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 DNA Vaccine pioneer Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI), a privately held biotechnology company, submitted a new Investigational New Drug (IND) Application to the FDA on September 10th. This is for a Phase II-Japan Safety and Proof of Concept Chamber Study of JRC2*-LAMP-vax, a bivalent vaccine which is composed of separate vectors for pITI-CJ1-LAMP-vax and...

2014-10-01 12:30:48

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tobira Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing cenicriviroc (CVC) in liver disease and HIV, announced today that it will present clinical data showing an improvement in fibrosis scores associated with CVC treatment at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting. The data highlights an analysis of fibrosis scoring measures APRI and FIB-4 in patients from the completed...

2014-09-30 23:19:53

Dr. Kuriakose will speak about how restaurants can become more allergy-friendly. Dr. Kuriakose and Hudson Allergy are on the forefront of educating restaurants about food allergy safety protocols and keeping customers safe. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Julie Kuriakose, MD; Physician, Educator, Author and Co-Founder of Hudson Allergy, will discuss how restaurants can become more allergy-friendly and accommodate diners with food allergies and other special dietary...


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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