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3 min ago | CiteULike

OpenCyto: An Open Source Infrastructure for Scalable, Robust,...

Flow cytometry is used increasingly in clinical research for cancer, immunology and vaccines.

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3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Leading Ebola researcher at UTMB says there's an effective treatment for Ebola

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 5 days after infection, at a time when the disease is severe.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Understanding and Improving the Body's Fight Against Pathogens

A*STAR scientists find new targets for modulating antibody response Singapore, Sept 1, 2014 - - Scientists from A*STAR's Bioprocessing Technology Institute have uncovered the crucial role of two signalling molecules, DOK3 and SHP1, in the development and production of plasma cells.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Biology, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Canberra Times

Book reviews, from Kathy Lette to inside the political machine

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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Medical News

Researchers make surprising discoveries about the body's early responses to HIV infection

Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.

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PhysOrg Weblog

The early cost of HIV: Inflammatory response breaks down intestinal...

Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Health.com

Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems

Astronauts may be at heightened risk of illness because space travel appears to disrupt human immune systems, a new study suggests.

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Infection Control Today

UTMB Researcher Says There's an Effective Treatment for Ebola

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.

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

NutraIngredients

Diet could enhance immunity among the elderly: Researchers

'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)

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Switched

Can You Overdo It On Nasal Spray?

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.

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NOLA.com

Q&A with Tulane researcher on front line of Ebola outbreak

Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital Lassa fever laboratory, diagnosed the first case of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Tulane University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Harvard University, Biology, Science

Circulation

Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes as an In...

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine , Stanford Cardiovascular Institute , Department of Biology , Department of Microbiology and Immunology , and Department of Radiology, Molecular Imaging Program , Stanford University School of Medicine, CA.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Infection Control Today

A New Breakthrough in RSV Research

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 .

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Applied Clinical Trials

Texas Children's Hospital launches immunotherapy study

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.

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ThinkProgress

Inner-City Kids Struggle With A Host Of Health Issues

Children living in the inner city develop food allergies at rates significantly higher than their peers, a recent study suggests.

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Science Blog

Experimental Drug Combo a Possible One-two Punch Against HIV

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.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Rochester, Biology, Science

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Decent heating and ventilation called for as homes come under asthma threat

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.

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Medical News Today

Discovery of protein's ability to inhibit HIV release may lead to future antivirus therapies

A family of proteins that promotes virus entry into cells also has the ability to block the release of HIV and other viruses, University of Missouri researchers have found.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Crystal structure reveals how minor variations make receptor proteins ...

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 .

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RedOrbit

senior nutrition

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.

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