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2014-10-30 08:34:20

MADRID, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extensively hydrolyzed milk formula with LGG probiotic helps build tolerance for cow milk Cow milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the leading cause of food allergy in infants and early childhood. Until now, it has been managed by eliminating milk proteins from a baby's diet. Recently, it has been shown that it is possible to help build of oral tolerance to milk protein in a significant...

2014-10-29 08:32:46

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and China Monoclonal Antibody Industry Report, 2014-2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Despite world-wide economic downturn and great changes in exchange rate, benefiting from robust market demand, global monoclonal antibody market size exceeded USD 80 billion in 2013, still one of biotech drugs with the fastest CAGR in recent years. Global...

2014-10-28 16:27:34

Focusing development on rare autoimmune disorder IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced that it has regained all development and commercial rights to XmAb(®)5871 by seeking and obtaining a termination of the prior option and...

2014-10-28 08:36:16

New Personalized Toothpaste Addresses Underlying Cause of Seasonal and Year-Round Allergies MADISON, Wis., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allovate, LLC, has signed an agreement with Restore Health, a company specializing in personalized medicine, for the exclusive rights to provide Allerdent(TM), a new personalized therapeutic toothpaste system for people suffering from allergic rhinitis. Allerdent(TM) is designed for daily use as part of a normal tooth-brushing regimen and enables...

2014-10-27 12:29:54

National patient education organization to host health event during Atlanta Hawks basketball game to give back to the Atlanta community and increase awareness of these life-threatening issues ATLANTA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, the leading national nonprofit patient education organization dedicated to ending needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions, and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and...

2014-10-24 04:21:19

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics announces that its OCS(TM) Heart technology was used to preserve and assess the world's first series of three successful adult heart transplant procedures from hearts donated from donors after circulatory death (DCD) by the St. Vincent's Hospital Heart Transplant team. All patients who received these groundbreaking transplants have recovered very well. This achievement represents a pivotal new milestone in heart transplantation...

2014-10-23 08:36:59

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 23, 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-Europe(®) Annual International Partnering Conference being held November 3-5 in Frankfurt, Germany. BIO-Europe(®) is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. The conference...

2014-10-22 16:28:34

Broad Bi-Specific Antibody Collaboration Now Includes Targets that Could Lead to New Cancer Immunotherapies INDIANAPOLIS and VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Zymeworks Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the expansion of their existing licensing and collaboration agreement. Originally announced in January 2014, the global strategic collaboration is focused on the development of an undisclosed number of novel bi-specific antibody therapeutics using Zymeworks'...

2014-10-22 08:31:17

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced the results of a market study commissioned to investigate the U.S. opportunity for the Company's experimental immunotherapy product, WF10, as a treatment for patients with refractory allergic rhinitis. The study, performed by Psscion Lifesciences Consulting (Psscion), forecasts that WF10 could capture...

2014-10-22 04:22:27

PhosImmune and PureMHC Working Together On Immunotherapies for Cancer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhosImmune Inc. and PureMHC LLC today announced they have entered into a license and collaboration agreement to develop novel antibody-based immunotherapies designed to target cancers. PhosImmune possesses technology for the identification of phosphorylated peptides displayed on the surfaces of tumor cells in association with HLA molecules....


Latest Immunology Reference Libraries

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...

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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