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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Immunology 2: Innate Immunity and Microbiology

IL-33 has shown protective effects against infection with some pathogens in various organs such as the gut and peritoneal cavity, however, it has not been reported in the skin.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, World News, Japan, Genetics, Medicine

2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Spaceflight affects immune system

There is nothing like a head cold to make us feel a little dazed. We get things like colds and the flu because of changes in our immune system.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Circulation

Bioinformatics Multivariate Analysis Determined a Set of...

From the Departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Molecular and Cellular Physiology , Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport; and Department of Computer Science, Louisiana State University Shreveport .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Bioinformatics, Science, Microbiology, Biology, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Blood of survivors could lead to cure, says WHO

In 1995 in DR Congo, seven of eight infected people given the therapy survived during an outbreak with an 80 per cent fatality rate The best chance for an immediate treatment for Ebola patients in the worst outbreak in history may be readily available - in the blood of survivors.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Biology, Science

Infection Control Today

New Vaccine Shows Promise as Stronger Weapon Against Tuberculosis and Leprosy

In many parts of the world, leprosy and tuberculosis live side-by-side. Worldwide there are approximately 233,000 new cases of leprosy per year, with nearly all of them occurring where tuberculosis is endemic.

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

Bioscience Technology

Reactivated Gene Sets Immune System Back 500M Years

A single factor can reset the immune system of mice to a state likely similar to what it was 500 million years ago, when the first vertebrates emerged.

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R & D

500-million-year reset for the immune system

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg re-activated expression of an ancient gene, which is not normally expressed in the mammalian immune system, and found that the animals developed a fish-like thymus.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalised medicine

The development shows that for the first time, it is feasible for researchers to identify the individual causes of lupus in patients by using DNA sequencing, allowing doctors to target specific treatments to individual patients.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Rheumatology, Arthritis, Health

Infection Control Today

Antibodies, Together with Viral 'Inducers,' Found to Control HIV in Mouse Model

Rockefeller's Ariel Halper-Stromberg with a vial containing broadly neutralizing antibodies.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News

NASA study reveals how spaceflight affects immune system of crew members

There is nothing like a head cold to make us feel a little dazed. We get things like colds and the flu because of changes in our immune system.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Science Daily

Antibiotics in early life may alter immunity long-term

A new study aims to help scientists understand how different antibiotics affect bacteria that play a positive role in promoting a healthy immune system.

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The Times of Israel

Israeli-developed antibodies weaken flu's defenses

It may be far from your mind in the mid-summer heat, with beaches full of sunbathers - but researchers in Jerusalem have developed antibodies that may boost the body's resistance to the winter flu.

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

Examiner.com

Palestinian mom who wanted baby to become Islamic martyr changes her mind

Dr. Raz Somech has become somewhat of a celebrity since being filmed in the documentary titled Precious Life.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Biology, Science,

ABC News

Alopecia Drug

A drug approved to treat a rare form of leukemia reversed hair loss caused by alopecia, a small study found.

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RedOrbit

Specialized Immune Cells Could Stop Cancer Spread

Image Caption: Melbourne researchers have revealed the critical importance of highly specialized immune cells, called natural killer cells, in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Club cells are 'bad guys' during flu infection

This image depicts healthy lung tissue , damage inflicted by flu infection , and reduced pathology after depletion of previously infected club cells .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Biology, Science, Bird Flu

The Salinas Californian

Plan ahead so that arthritis pain doesn't spoil vacationPlan ahead so ...

Plan ahead so that arthritis pain doesn't spoil vacation Pack light but smart. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/Vys7YI DEAR READER: Vacations often involve being more physically active than normal, which can worsen arthritis pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Biology, Science, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Blood of Ebola Survivors Holds Treatment Potential as Drugs Lag

The best chance for an immediate treatment for Ebola patients in the worst outbreak ever may be readily available, in the blood of survivors.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Biology, Science, Business News

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