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Team finds key to tuberculosis resistance

The cascade of events leading to bacterial infection and the immune response is mostly understood. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying the immune response to the bacteria that causes tuberculosis have remained a ...

Mar 02, 2015
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How Staph infections elude the immune system

A potentially lethal bacterium protects itself by causing immune tunnel vision, according to a study from scientists at The University of Chicago published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. By tricking the immune system ...

Oct 27, 2014
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How pneumonia bacteria can compromise heart health

Bacterial pneumonia in adults carries an elevated risk for adverse cardiac events (such as heart failure, arrhythmias, and heart attacks) that contribute substantially to mortality—but how the heart is compromised has been ...

Sep 19, 2014
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