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Researchers uncover new piece of the HIV puzzle

New research has revealed that a key immune system component—innate lymphoid cells (ILC)—is destroyed during acute HIV infection. This may play a key role in understanding the progression of the disease from HIV to AIDS. ...

Feb 03, 2016
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'Dark matter' in cancer genome prompts immune response

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a group of non-coding RNA molecules in cancer cells that sets off an immune response because they appear to have features similar to those of pathogens. ...

Dec 07, 2015
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Old vaccine trains immune system

Not only the acquired immune system but also the innate immune system has a memory. And the BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can stimulate this memory. After a BCG vaccination the innate immune system responds better to a ...

Sep 23, 2015
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