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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.

2013-09-02 19:16:00

A new finding could lead to novel treatments to reduce bleeding in trauma and severe infections.

Sturdier Immune System May Explain Why Women Live Longer
2013-05-16 09:14:05

Women's immune systems age more slowly than men's, which may contribute to their longer average lifespans, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Immunity & Ageing.

2013-05-15 11:45:57

abs around the world, and a core group at Penn, have been studying recently described populations of immune cells called innate lymphoid cells (ILCs).

Portable Counter For White Blood Cells Being Developed
2013-03-26 10:25:03

Currently, most white blood cell counts are performed with large-scale equipment in central clinical laboratories. But now engineers have developed a portable device to count white blood cells that needs less than a pinprick's worth of blood and takes just minutes to run.

Researchers Tackle Leukemia With Engineered T-Cell Therapy
2013-03-21 15:08:12

Researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have found that engineered T cells have the ability to eradicate a certain type of acute leukemia.


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