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When 35-year-old Matilda Devine loses her barrister job and her unfaithful husband all in the one day, she finds consolation in her mother Roxy's audacious scheme to establish an all-female law firm to champion women's causes .
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Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.
Astronauts may be at heightened risk of illness because space travel appears to disrupt human immune systems, a new study suggests.
A leading U.S. Ebola researcher from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has gone on record stating that a blend of three monoclonal antibodies can completely protect monkeys against a lethal dose of Ebola virus up to five days after infection, at a time when the disease is severe.
'There is a possibility that dietary instead of drug intervention could be used to enhance immunity since metabolism and senescence are two sides of the same coin,' said Arne Akbar, Professor of Immunology at UCL Researchers from University College London , led by prof Arne Akbar, previously showed that ageing in T lymphocytes were controlled by a ... (more)
Is it OK to use nose spray on a regular basis, several times a week for years, for congestion relief? Is any harm being caused by this usage? Over-the-counter decongestant nasal sprays may provide some temporary relief from congestion, but the problem is that their effects wear off quite quickly -- after just 30 minutes or less, says Ronald H.
Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital Lassa fever laboratory, diagnosed the first case of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.
The New England Journal of Medicine published research results today from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .
To give hope to these patients and their families, researchers at Texas Children's Hospital and are embarking on a landmark peanut immunotherapy trial, using a process known as desensitization where patients swallow tiny, increasing amounts of peanut over time.
Children living in the inner city develop food allergies at rates significantly higher than their peers, a recent study suggests.
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study an experimental drug combination that appears to rid white blood cells of HIV and keep the infection in check for long periods.
Damp and mould in homes could pose a significant asthma hazard, with adequate heating, ventilation and maintenance needed to lessen the threat, a new study has revealed.
The ribbon-shaped crystal structure of the activating killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptor, KIR2DS2 , bound to its human leukocyte antigen target, HLA-A*11:01 .
Two studies by researchers at University College London have investigated the reasons why our immune systems decline with age, and have found ways to address the problem.
The opportunity was identified and facilitated through the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center in 322, a bispecific anti-tumor necrosis factor -alpha/anti-interleukin -17A FynomAb, is in Phase 1b study for psoriasis and holds potential as a treatment for a broad range of inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis.
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