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New technology that tracks the origin of blood cells challenges scientific dogma.
A*STAR scientists find new targets for modulating antibody response Singapore, Sept 1, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists from A*STAR's
Melbourne researchers have revealed the critical importance of highly specialized immune cells, called natural killer cells, in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs.
A team of researchers has devised a Pac-Man-style power pellet that gets normally mild-mannered cells to gobble up their undesirable neighbors.
A new study led by scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has painted a clearer picture of the delicate arms race between the human immune system and a pathogen that seeks to infect and kill human cells.
They say that only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. For the former, a new study of the blood of one of the world’s oldest women has offered clues to not only why death occurs, but may also unlock some of the secrets of longevity.
Scientists have uncovered a new way the immune system may fight cancers and viral infections.
New Italian data uncover specific association between diet and blood cell markers of heart attack- and stroke-associated inflammation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Sharon Parmet, University of Illinois at Chicago Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a system for precisely delivering anti-inflammatory drugs to immune cells gone out of control, while sparing their well-behaved counterparts. Their findings were published online Feb. 23 in Nature Nanotechnology. The system uses nanoparticles made of tiny bits of protein designed to bind to unique receptors found only on neutrophils, a type of immune cell engaged in...
Newborns are more susceptible to infections, presumably because of their immature and inexperienced immune systems.
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