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2014-06-10 12:29:24

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO International Convention being held June 23-26 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. The convention is a significant business development forum for companies like Antigen Express, providing...

2014-06-10 08:30:28

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including biotech and medical technology issues a Q&A interview with Mr. James A. Joyce ,Chairman and CEO of Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD). Mr. Joyce shares insight into the emerging Immuno-Oncology market and the opportunity it represents. Q: Investorideas.com How did Aethlon Medical become involved in cancer research? A: James A. Joyce,...

2014-06-10 04:22:14

Inovio Targets Most Rapidly Increasing Cancer in Men BLUE BELL, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced it has initiated a phase I/IIa clinical trial to evaluate safety, immunogenicity and clinical responses of its immunotherapy product, INO-3112, in treating human papillomavirus (HPV)- associated head and neck cancer. INO-3112 is a combination of Inovio's lead active immunotherapy product, VGX-3100, and its proprietary immune...

2014-06-09 12:31:07

TSX Venture: QPT EDMONTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Quest PharmaTech Inc. (TSX-V: QPT) ("Quest" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of cancer, reports today that patient enrollment has been completed in the Company's Phase IIb clinical trial of its lead immunotherapy product candidate Oregovomab for the treatment of Ovarian Cancer. "I am pleased that we have reached this important milestone in our clinical program"...

2014-06-09 12:30:42

CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Michigan, has been selected as the second recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize. The award provides $200,000 for use in innovative research on lupus, an unpredictable and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans. The Prize is a collaborative initiative among the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), and the...

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2014-06-07 06:52:23

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions, babies who are exposed to rodent and pet dander, roach allergens and household bacteria within their first year of life are less likely to experience allergies, wheezing and asthma. Previous studies have demonstrated how children living on farms have lower rates of allergies and asthma. This phenomenon was attributed to the regular exposure to...

2014-06-06 23:09:30

Dr. Anne Marie Salapatek, President & Chief Scientific Officer of Inflamax Research, will be presenting results of a meta-analysis outlining statistically significant correlations between house dust mite symptoms in the traditional Field trial approach and those collected from patients in the Environmental Exposure Chamber (EEC). These findings support the use of EEC allergen challenge approach for pivotal testing. Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Dr. Salapatek, an...

2014-06-06 12:24:27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for cancer, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive, worldwide license with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to certain intellectual property related to T Cell Receptor (TCR)-based product candidates that target the NY-ESO-1 antigen for the treatment of cancers expressing...

2014-06-05 23:01:42

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: A new case study on how the Cunningham family of Spokane, Washington reduced summer allergy symptoms in a pain-free way. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 For those who suffer from allergy symptoms, the severity and frequency can be hard to predict. The length of allergy flare can vary based on a number of different factors, such as the amount of precipitation, temperature and geographic location. While many of the triggers of allergy...

2014-06-05 13:21:24

VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology) Researchers at VIB and Ghent University have unraveled the mechanism of necroptosis. This is a type of cell death that plays a crucial role in numerous diseases, from viral infections and loss of auditory nerve cells to multiple sclerosis, acute heart failure and organ transplantation. Having detailed knowledge of the cell death process enables a targeted search for new drugs. Peter Vandenabeele (VIB/UGent): "The molecular mechanism of...


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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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