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News on Immunology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | SFGate

Ebola outbreak moves S.F. startup to join search for cure

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Biology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

How Tak Mak connects the dots to make medical breakthroughs

'My quest for knowledge is very high, and what turns me on is to be able to listen to a presentation that someone is making and all of a sudden, in my mind, I say, "Oh my gosh, this is connected to something else I know,"' says Tak Mak, director of the Campbell Family Institute for Cancer Research in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Classical, Mozart

8 hrs ago | SPACE.com

Space Does Weird Things to Astronaut Immune Systems

Life in space does strange things to the human body - it stretches the spine, it turns muscles to jelly, and now new research led by NASA shows that spaceflight confuses the immune system, too.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Biology, Science, Chickenpox

12 hrs ago | Health.com

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

Researchers followed 516 inner city children in four U.S. cities - Baltimore, Boston, New York and St. Louis - from birth until age 5 and found that at least 10 percent of them developed an allergy to milk, eggs or peanuts.

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Related Topix: Boston, NY, Biology, Science

21 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Promising new vaccine effective against both tuberculosis and leprosy in mice

This image depicts the structure of antigen 85B. Credit: Reproduced from Anderson et.al.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

22 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Treatment Against Lethal Marburg Virus Developed

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals and collaborators at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, have protected nonhuman primates against Marburg virus, also known as Angola hemorrhagic fever.

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Related Topix: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, University of Texas Medical Branch, Biology, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mental Help Net

Asthma Outcomes Worse in Older Women

Older women face increased challenges in managing their asthma, according to a review published in the August issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Asthma, Biology, Science

CBS News

How doctors know an Ebola patient is no longer contagious

As Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol make their way back into the world after a three week quarantined battle with the Ebola virus, the public may be wondering how exactly their doctors determined the two patients are no longer contagious .

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Research explains how cellular guardians of the intestine develop

New research explains the development of intraepithelial lymphocytes, immune cells in the thin lining of the intestine.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Circulation

Histone Deacetylase 9 Represses Cholesterol Efflux and Alternatively...

From the Departments of Internal Medicine/Rheumatology and Immunology , Pathology/Lipid Sciences , and Biochemistry , Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; and Departments of Internal Medicine and Physiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas .

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Circulation

Induction of Lysosomal Biogenesis in Atherosclerotic Macrophages Can...

From the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine and Department of Pathology and Immunology , Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; John Cochran VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO ; Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine , Naples, Italy ; and Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Biology, Science, Genetics, Italy, World News, Baylor College of Medicine

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

University of Verona Details Findings in Mononuclear Phagocyte System ...

Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Research findings on Immunology are discussed in a new report.

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Circulation

From Hairballs to an Understanding of Transendothelial Migration of...

From the Departments of Medicine , Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, and Human Genetics , University of California, Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, UC Los Angeles

Business Journal

UCSF expert on chance of U.S. Ebola outbreak: "I'd take these odds in Vegas"

Dr. Warner Greene is founding director of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology in San Francisco, and a professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology at UC San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Microbiology, UC San Francisco

Brandon Sun

Tekmira's Marburg drug works after symptoms start; bodes well for Ebola drug

An experimental drug for the Marburg virus appears to be able to beat back the often fatal infection even when given several days after exposure, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, Biology, Science, University of Texas Medical Branch

The Globe and Mail

Tekmira drug saves monkeys with Ebola-like virus

An experimental drug from Vancouver-based Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. helped lab monkeys recover from the most deadly strain of Marburg virus, a close cousin of Ebola, even after symptoms appeared, scientists reported on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Texas Medical Branch

Los Angeles Times

Experimental drug shows promise against Ebola's cousin, Marburg virus

Marburg virus is closely related to Ebola virus . The two viruses, both members of the filovirus family, cause severe hemorrhagic fever in humans and non-human primates.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, University of Texas Medical Branch, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Student seeks to improve pneumonia vaccines

Almost a million Americans fall ill with pneumonia each year. Nearly half of these cases require hospitalization, and 5-7 percent are fatal.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Iowa City, IA, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Medical News

New antibodies could pave way for more effective drugs to combat influenza infection

Research toward developing new antibodies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Faculty of Medicine could pave the way for more effective drugs to combat influenza infection.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Health

The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Immunology 1: Adaptive Immunology

Tissue injury during autoimmune diseases depends on binding of autoantibodies to the effector organs and a subsequent cellular response.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

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