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How to Beat Spring Allergies in Wyandotte
Allergies to tree pollen are in full bloom in the Midwest-and when spring allergy season begins, it comes on fast, according to local allergists.
Fri May 17, 2013
Applied Clinical Trials
A*STAR and Cytos Bring Singapore's First Influenza Vaccine to Clinical Testing
The vaccine based on Cytos' Virus-Like Particle technology may open the door to accelerated production of influenza vaccines in Singapore The vaccine based on Cytos' Virus-Like Particle technology may open the door to accelerated production of influenza vaccines in Singapore Cytos Biotechnology AG today announced that the first healthy volunteer ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology
The IL23R A/Gln381 Allele Promotes IL-23 Unresponsiveness in Human...
Gln381 Allele Promotes IL-23 Unresponsiveness in Human Memory T-Helper 17 Cells and Impairs Th17 Responses in Psoriasis Patients Wellcome Trust Diabetes and Inflammation Laboratory, Department of Medical Genetics, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Correspondence: Paola ... (more)
Food Allergy Awareness Week: Two promising peanut allergy treatments
Peanut is one of the 8 foods that account for 90% of all food allergy reactions.
New drug may help immune system fight cancer
An experimental drug that taps the power of the body's immune system to fight cancer is shrinking tumors in patients for whom other treatments have failed, an early study shows.
Macrophages: Much More Than Big Eaters! [ATVB in Focus: Macrophage Diversity in Health and Disease]
Correspondence to Ann Marie Schmidt, MD, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Ave, Smilow 901C, New York, NY 10016.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Advances Leadership Position in Immuno-Oncology...
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced that new data on its approved and investigational immuno-oncology compounds, Yervoy and the investigational PD-1 receptor blocking antibody nivolumab, will be featured in six oral presentations at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago from May 31 - June 4. The ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein 1-Mediated Migration of Mesenchymal...
From the Experimental Cardiovascular Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden ; Department of Internal Medicine and Hypertension , and Department of General and Vascular Surgery , the Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland; Institute for Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses, Ludwig-Maximilians-University ... (more)
Food Allergy Awareness Week: Milk allergy or intolerance
Milk allergy is one of the most common allergies in children. It is also one of the most common to outgrow, with most children outgrowing it by age 3. However, we still see many older children and adults avoiding milk and eliminating it from their diet.
Dysregulated Cytokine-Producing Cells In Immune Response
Cytokines are molecules produced by immune cells that induce the migration of other cells to sites of infection or injury, promote the production of anti-microbial agents, and signal the production of inflammatory mediators.
[Research Article] Ubiquitin-Specific Protease 25 Regulates...
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Celgene: Apremilast For Psoriatic Arthritis Offers Upside
Celgene reported data from its ongoing Phase III trial of apremilast this month showing the drug successfully reduced psoriatic arthritis symptoms by at least 20% versus placebo.
Tue May 14, 2013
Can Merck's Pipeline Offset The Pain From Major Patent Expirations?
The pressure on Merck's revenue growth is likely to continue in 2013, as the company battles multiple patent expiries and unfavorable currency movements.
Broccoli compound may treat leukemia: Study
In a new study, purified sulforaphane, a naturally occuring compound in cruciferous vegetables, reduced the number of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells in a lab setting.
Advance in halting 'allergic march'
The moving green cells are the immune cells identified in the ground-breaking research as possibly being linked with allergic skin disease.
Food Allergy Awareness Week: Eating baked egg when allergic to egg
For a child with a food allergy, the first question is always when will I outgrown this? Fortunately for the egg allergic, the answer is quite positive.
Mon May 13, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Repel the asthma attack
People who claim San Diego has no seasons probably do not suffer from allergies or asthma, a chronic disease that inflames the lungs' airways.
Medical News Today
New Tool Can Identify Powerful HIV Antibodies, Could Speed HIV Vaccine Research
A team of NIH scientists has developed a new tool to identify broadly neutralizing antibodies capable of preventing infection by the majority of HIV strains found around the globe, an advance that could help speed HIV vaccine research.
Dealing with Spring Allergies in California
Although spring allergies are mild in most of California, when allergy season begins, it comes on fast, according to allergists familiar with the area.
Scientists make novel discoveries concerning current vaccine against whooping cough
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made novel discoveries concerning the current vaccine against whooping cough that may lead to the development of an improved future vaccine.