News tagged with immune deficiencies

Tailored doses of cytostatic improve survival rate

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and colleagues at University Children's Hospital Zürich in Switzerland have managed to improve cytostatic therapy for children with the chronic immune deficiency disorder granulomatous ...

Oct 23, 2013
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Who benefits from vitamin D?

Studying the expression of genes that are dependent on vitamin D makes it possible to identify individuals who will benefit from vitamin D supplementation, shows a University of Eastern Finland study published recently in ...

Aug 13, 2013
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Respect may be the key to stopping patient 'no shows'

People with HIV are more likely to keep their scheduled medical appointments—and their disease under control—if they feel their physician listens, explains things clearly and knows them as a person, not just a "case," ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Low vitamin D levels a risk factor for pneumonia

A University of Eastern Finland study showed that low serum vitamin D levels are a risk factor for pneumonia. The risk of contracting pneumonia was more than 2.5 times greater in subjects with the lowest vitamin D levels ...

Apr 30, 2013
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The HOIL1 gene: The cause of a new rare disease

The researcher Capucine Picard, working with the team from Inserm unit 980 "Human genetics and infections diseases"/Université Paris Descartes under the leadership of Jean-Laurent Casanova, along with researchers from a ...

Nov 01, 2012
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