News tagged with journal of immunology
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Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered specific molecular and signaling events by which vitamin D inhibits inflammation. In their experiments, they showed that low levels of Vitamin D, comparable to levels ...
Immunology Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a molecular mechanism that could help explain how multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases can be exacerbated by the onset of an infection.
Immunology Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center used new tools they developed to analyze knees and hips and discovered that osteoarthritic knee joints are in a constant state of repair, while hip joints are not.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- According to a new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, getting a cat for the first time as an adult can nearly double your chances of developing allergies to the ...
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have found that one-quarter of severe asthma attacks could be prevented if only patients consistently took their medication as prescribed.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A dramatic increase in the incidence of chronic inflammatory diseases such as asthma, allergy, and irritable bowel syndrome, has led to concern about how modern lifestyles may trigger physiological defense mechanisms. Now, ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study of Baltimore City children with asthma shows that two programs designed to improve disease outcomes among those who may be affected the worst fall short of expectations.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- One in five Americans suffers from autoimmune disease, in which the immune system goes off-track and attacks the body's own cells. Cornell researchers have identified a signaling mechanism ...
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from the Trudeau Institute may help in the ongoing fight against tuberculosis. Dr. Andrea Cooper's lab has discovered a connection between the development of new lymphoid tissue within the lung and protection ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have turned off a life-threatening allergic response to peanuts by tricking the immune system into thinking the nut proteins aren't a threat to the body, according to a new preclinical study from Northwestern ...
Medical research Oct 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
The research shows that in addition to the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecules, which present the antigen vaccine to the immune cells, genetic factors, that control some immune cells, influence the quality of ...
Medical research Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Some of the newest therapies in the war on cancer remove the brakes cancer puts on the immune system, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report.
Cancer Sep 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In lab studies, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have effectively reprogrammed cells of the innate and adaptive immune system to overcome a key cancer defense mechanism ...
Cancer Sep 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have discovered a new mechanism controlling ageing in white blood cells. The research, published in the September issue of the Journal of ...
Medical research Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Prenatal pet exposure, a mother's delivery mode and race are influential factors in a child's risk of developing allergies by age 2, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.
Health Aug 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |