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2014-06-16 13:03:46

University of Melbourne New treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism could be on the horizon, after a global University of Melbourne-lead study successfully mapped the genes of a parasitic worm in pigs New treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism could be on the horizon, after a global University of Melbourne – lead study successfully mapped the genes of a...

2014-06-16 08:27:24

BOTHELL, Wash., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues today announced that Nice, France-based TxCell (Euronext Paris: TXCL) a biotechnology company developing innovative, personalized cell-based immunotherapies using antigen specific regulatory T cells (Ag-Tregs)...

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2014-06-16 04:53:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of University of Cincinnati researchers has reportedly discovered a way to reverse new onset Type 1 diabetes in mouse models, and their efforts could eventually be used to help humans coping with the disease. Lead researcher Dr. William Ridgway, director of the university’s division of immunology, allergy and rheumatology, and his colleagues used an agonistic monoclonal antibody known as UT18 to boost the activity of a...

2014-06-12 23:13:12

The GFCP and NFCA are proud to announce that McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes will now carry the GFCP trademark thereby providing US consumers with a trusted and easily identifiable source of safe gluten-free products. Real gluten-free food you can feel good about, without compromising on flavor. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) and the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness are pleased to announce that McCormick & Company has...

2014-06-11 23:13:29

New England Peptide and SISCAPA expand commercialization of mass spec biomarker assays. Gardner, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Today, New England Peptide, Inc. (NEP) and SISCAPA Assay Technologies, Inc. (SAT) announced a collaboration for the manufacture and sale of Stable Isotope Standard (SIS) peptides for use in SISCAPA® protein quantification assays. Under the terms of the agreement, NEP will manufacture peptide standards suitable for use with SAT’s SISCAPA assays. The peptides will...

2014-06-11 16:27:04

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI) a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products today announced that at its 2014 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held in Toronto, all nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 30, 2014 were elected as directors of the Company. The detailed results of the votes by proxy are as follows: Director Nominees...

2014-06-11 08:29:54

All 9 Out Of 9 Patients Who Have Reached 4 Injections Are Showing Tumor Cell Death, Tumor Shrinkage And/Or Stabilization Of Disease BETHESDA, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that, in the ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of DCVax-Direct for all types of inoperable solid tumors, all 9 out of 9 patients who have...

2014-06-11 08:29:19

LA JOLLA, Calif. and SHANGHAI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RuiYi, Inc., a global therapeutic innovation leader, announced today the close of a $4 million debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank to advance a pipeline of novel monoclonal antibodies (mAb) targeting G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). RuiYi plans to file an IND and initiate clinical trials in multiple countries in 2015 for the company's lead asset, RYI-008, a novel anti-IL-6 mAb for rheumatoid arthritis and cancer....

2014-06-10 23:15:41

Dr. John’s Candies, a xylitol-based candy distributor that is family owned and operated, issues how-to tips for adhering to a gluten-free diet. Dr. John’s Candies are gluten-free, and are perfect for those with Celiac Disease, as well as with gluten sensitivities and intolerances. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Dr. Johns’ Candies, a leading online xylitol-based candy distributor, issues how-to tips for those needing to adhere to a gluten-free diet, be it from Celiac disease...

2014-06-10 23:13:54

Achieve is conducting a multicenter, randomized, single-dose study assessing the pharmacodynamic parameters of an experimental combination therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis on stable methotrexate (MTX) treatment. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this RA Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance...


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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