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Asthma Patients May Breathe More Easily Thanks To Game Changing Drug
2013-05-22 15:08:56

Researchers said on Tuesday that a new type of asthma drug could be a potential game changer for patients with moderate to severe disease. The injectable drug, known as dupilumad, slashed asthmatic episodes by 87 percent in a mid-stage trial of 104-patients.

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).

2013-04-12 13:25:11

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have made a counterintuitive finding that may lead to new ways to clear persistent infection that is the hallmark of such diseases as AIDS, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

Autoimmune Diseases Driven By Excessive Intake Of Dietary Salt
2013-03-07 11:01:00

Over the previous several years, medical professionals have noted and documented marked increases in the prevalence of autoimmune diseases. An international team of scientists and researchers have come together in an attempt to identify the cause behind the increase in such diseases.

2013-02-08 11:46:12

A new report suggests that the concentration of one human cytokine, interleukin 7 (IL-7), in the semen of HIV-1-infected men may be a key determinant of the efficiency of HIV-1 transmission to an uninfected female partner.

2013-01-21 10:24:29

The fate of mature T lymphocytes might be a lot more flexible than previously thought.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]