36 min ago
Vitamin D Could Provide New Treatments for Asthma
Scientists at King's College London have discovered that vitamin D has the potential to significantly reduce the symptoms of asthma.
4 hrs ago
Applied Clinical Trials
Study Finds Vitamin C Can Kill Drug-Resistant TB
The finding suggests that vitamin C added to existing TB drugs could shorten TB therapy, and it highlights a new area for drug design.
15 hrs ago
Does your child have oral allergy syndrome?
Some children do whatever they can to avoid eating fruits and vegetables. But if your child swears that those carrots at dinner are making their tongue tingle and they have hay fever, it may be time to call an allergist - however, it may not be a food allergy.
Mon May 20, 2013
Immune protein could stop diabetes in its tracks, discovery suggests
The discovery has wider repercussions, as the protein is responsible for protecting the body against excessive immune responses, and could be used to treat, or even prevent, other immune disorders such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Vitamin D could provide new and effective treatments for asthma
Scientists at King's College London have discovered that Vitamin D has the potential to significantly reduce the symptoms of asthma.
Sun May 19, 2013
Sunshine vitamin may 'treat asthma'
The amount of time asthma patients spend soaking up the sun may have an impact on the illness, researchers have suggested.
Purpose The Pirbright Institute carries out research on a number of important viral diseases of swine such as those inducing classical swine fever, foot-and-mouth disease, African swine fever and influenza.The Porcine immunologist post is aimed at strengthening fundamental research capability in the field of pig immunology and analysis of immune ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
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.