Latest Monocyte Stories

2009-07-13 12:45:00

UCLA scientists have discovered a way to measure the amount of amyloid beta that is being absorbed by immune cells in the blood. Amyloid beta forms the plaques considered the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

2009-06-16 10:47:02

Cells called monocytes that sport a cellular receptor known as beta-2 integrin CD11c begin to accumulate lipids while still circulating in the blood stream.

2009-02-19 23:48:32

Inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis cause fatigue because white blood cells -- monocytes -- infiltrate the brain, Canadian researchers said. Senior author Dr. Mark Swain of the University of Calgary and colleagues found that in mice with inflamed livers monocytes infiltrated the brain.

2008-12-23 09:06:43

NYU Langone Medical Center scientists and their collaborators at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif, have discovered an unexpected cause for the fatal seizures seen in mice with viral meningitis, an infection of the central nervous system, according to a study published in the journal Nature.

2008-11-27 10:06:17

As the holidays arrive, a group of researchers has identified the precise mechanisms by which binge drinking contributes to clogs in arteries that lead to heart attack and stroke.

2005-06-22 13:00:00

Physicians might one day be able to treat a disease that destroys brain cells in children using genetically modified cells to transport a "drug" to the site of the dying neural cells.

2005-05-27 22:55:00

Shedding light on the body's “rapid response” forces.

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