News tagged with immune reactions
Kids with Pompe disease fail because of a missing enzyme, GAA, that leads to dangerous sugar build-up, which affects muscles and movement. An enzyme replacement treatment pioneered at Duke University has saved many lives, ...
Genetics Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A simple device that filters out airborne asthma triggers during sleep can ease persistent symptoms of the condition during the day and improve quality of life, suggests research published online in Thorax.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many premature infants suffer a life-threatening destruction of intestinal tissue called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A drug-coated balloon inserted in a narrowed bare metal stent is a promising therapy for restoring blood flow, according to research (Abstract 10244) presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study could lead to improved gene therapies for conditions such as heart disease and cancer as well as more effective vaccines for tuberculosis, malaria and other diseases.
Cardiology Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say that losing the ability to make a particular kind of sugar molecule boosted disease protection in early hominids, and may have ...
Medical research Oct 10, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Imagine a single drug that would treat most, if not all, autoimmune disorders, such as asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, and Lupus. That might not be so hard to do thanks to a team of researchers who have discovered a molecule ...
Medical research Sep 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have found a novel mechanism by which certain viruses such as influenza trigger a type of immune reaction that can severely sicken or kill those infected.
Medical research Sep 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem says it has found a way to block a group of fatal bacterial toxins that have to date resisted all attempts to arrest them through the use of conventional drugs.
Medical research Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
For the first time, blood vessels created in the lab from donor skin cells were successfully implanted in patients. Functioning blood vessels that aren't rejected by the immune system could be used to make durable shunts ...
Cardiology Jun 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In Western societies, atherosclerosis of the arteries is one of the leading causes of death. Chronic, localized inflammation of the blood vessel wall facilitates the growth of fibrous plaques, which leads to narrowing or ...
Medical research Jun 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The world's first potential vaccine for coeliac disease has shown promising results for treating coeliac disease in a Phase I clinical trial and is expected to move to Phase II trials within the next year.
Medications May 09, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Men and women had starkly different immune system responses to chronic post-traumatic stress disorder, with men showing no response and women showing a strong response, in two studies by researchers at the San Francisco VA ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |