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Older women face increased challenges in managing their asthma, according to a review published in the August issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology .
7 hrs ago | CBS News
As Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol make their way back into the world after a three week quarantined battle with the Ebola virus, the public may be wondering how exactly their doctors determined the two patients are no longer contagious .
10 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
New research explains the development of intraepithelial lymphocytes, immune cells in the thin lining of the intestine.
14 hrs ago | Circulation
From the Departments of Internal Medicine/Rheumatology and Immunology , Pathology/Lipid Sciences , and Biochemistry , Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; and Departments of Internal Medicine and Physiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas .
Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Research findings on Immunology are discussed in a new report.
From the Departments of Medicine , Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, and Human Genetics , University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Warner Greene is founding director of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology in San Francisco, and a professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology at UC San Francisco.
An experimental drug for the Marburg virus appears to be able to beat back the often fatal infection even when given several days after exposure, a new study suggests.
An experimental drug from Vancouver-based Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. helped lab monkeys recover from the most deadly strain of Marburg virus, a close cousin of Ebola, even after symptoms appeared, scientists reported on Wednesday.
Marburg virus is closely related to Ebola virus . The two viruses, both members of the filovirus family, cause severe hemorrhagic fever in humans and non-human primates.
Almost a million Americans fall ill with pneumonia each year. Nearly half of these cases require hospitalization, and 5-7 percent are fatal.
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.
Tissue injury during autoimmune diseases depends on binding of autoantibodies to the effector organs and a subsequent cellular response.
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.
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 .
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.
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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