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The greater prevalence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory disorders among people of lower socioeconomic status might be due in part to their reduced exposure to the microbes that thrive in rural environments, according to a new scientific paper.
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6 hrs ago | National Institutes of Health
John J. O'Shea, M.D., scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases , has been named the 2014 recipient of the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred by the Feinstein Institute's peer-reviewed, open-access journal Molecular Medicine.
9 hrs ago | The Drinks Business
Women who drink two to four beers a week have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has claimed.
12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
The immunoglobulin E antibody released by the immune system is a pivotal defense against gut parasites and toxins.
While many welcome the arrival of warmer temperatures with open arms, people with seasonal allergies and asthma may be bracing themselves with boxes of tissues and asthma medications this season.
Published by Elsevier under the Academic Press imprint, the book is the first comprehensive overview of research underway with the bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine and tumor necrosis factor induction in autoimmune conditions.
Biao He, a renowned veterinary virologist and vaccine developer, has been appointed to the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine.
Study Of Gut Microbes, Antibiotics: Clues To Improving Immunity In Premature Infants Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs-germs that help to kick-start the infant's immune system.
From the Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston ; Department of Internal Medicine VI, Infectious Diseases, Immunology Rheumatology, Pneumology, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria ; Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada ; Department of Medicine, University of ... (more)
Imagine being sick and knowing the disease could kill you before you're even diagnosed.
The polar vortex's swan song may prove even more annoying than its prime: Over the next few weeks, the severely hyped weather system is set to ruin everything one last time by blowing up the nation's pollination cycle.
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Oxford Immunotec Global PLC today announced that it has received a Queen's Award for Enterprise - the UK's highest accolade in business success.
Philadelphia, April 20, 2014 - Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs-germs that help to kick-start the infant's immune system.
A long-term study of a cohort of young people, 12,000 people now six years old, from Iceland to Greece, who have been tracked from birth and whose diets and allergies have been recorded, is evaluating maternal diet's impact on food allergy in later life is expected to uncover causes of allergy in children.