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2010-06-18 02:04:45

It's a tragedy of war that innocent bystanders often get caught in the crossfire.

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2010-03-30 09:15:04

Scientists are learning how our immune system senses and tracks down infection in the body by responding to chemical "scents" emitted by bacteria.

2010-03-03 14:14:17

Findings show that ancient 'enemies within' can mimic sepsis.

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2010-01-27 13:21:57

Scientists have long pondered the seeming contradiction that taking broad-spectrum antibiotics over a long period of time can lead to severe secondary bacterial infections.

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2009-11-17 07:50:00

A team led by Yale University scientists has developed a new approach to studying how immune cells chase down bacteria in our bodies.

2009-11-03 12:29:08

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine researchers have identified the important role a protein plays in the body's first line of defense in directing immune cells called neutrophils toward the site of infection or injury.

2009-10-13 15:36:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and MIAMI, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Alpha-1 Foundation announced today that it has awarded two research grants to study how genetic variations in the alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) gene contribute to lung and liver damage in people with AAT deficiency.

2009-09-30 08:56:29

Research led by Dr. Jay Kolls, Professor and Chairman of Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has identified a therapeutic target for acute lung injury resulting in acute respiratory distress syndrome, a highly fatal complication of influenza infection.

2009-09-21 12:31:18

Scientists at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in California say they've discovered reactive oxygen plays a key role in cancer metastasis. The researchers, led by Professor Sara Courtneidge, said they determined reactive species, such as superoxide and hydrogen peroxide, help form invadopodia -- cellular protrusions implicated in cancer cell migration.


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