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2014-08-27 05:09:37

Two studies by researchers at University College London (UCL) have investigated the reasons why our immune systems decline with age, and have found ways to address the problem.

2014-05-27 12:32:22

SEATTLE, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies, the pioneer of Next Generation Sequencing of the adaptive immune system, and its collaborators will present data supporting the

2014-05-26 13:21:07

Scientists have found a way to target elusive cells that suppress immune response, depleting them with peptides that spare other important cells and shrink tumors in preclinical experiments.

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.

2014-03-06 23:22:54

Over the last decade, much knowledge has been gained regarding the genetic events that drive leukemia; the exact cell of origin, however, remains largely unknown.

2014-01-15 10:42:21

Christopher Parsons, MD, Director of the HIV Malignancies Program at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, is the senior author of a paper that is the first to report that specialized fat (lipid) molecules, called sphingolipids, play a key role in the survival of aggressive lymphomas caused by viruses.

Researchers Show B Cells Can Deliver Potentially Therapeutic Bits Of Modified RNA
2013-11-26 06:59:03

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have successfully targeted T lymphocytes – which play a central role in the body's immune response – with another type of white blood cell engineered to synthesize and deliver bits of non-coding RNA or microRNA (miRNA).

Fatal Frog Fungus Releases Toxicity That Disables Immune Response
2013-10-18 09:09:21

For the last 40 years, amphibian species around the world have been dying out. A type of chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, was identified in 1998 as causing skin infections in frogs. Since then, it has become recognized as a leading contributor to worldwide amphibian decline.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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