(HealthDay)—A treatment regimen that is effective in preventing diabetes in a mouse model of the disease leads to worsening disease in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online ...
Diabetes Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Why do infants get sick so often? Researchers reveal cell signaling prevents growth of essential immune cells
Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System are helping to quell parents' worry about why infants seem to get sick so often.
Immunology Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Both innate and adaptive immune responses play an important role in controlling influenza virus infection, according to a study, published in the Open Access journal PLoS Computational Biology, by researchers from Oaklan ...
Medical research Jun 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
University of Georgia scientists have discovered a new flu-fighting role for a well-known component of the immune system. Kimberly Klonowski, assistant professor of cellular biology in the UGA Franklin College of Arts and ...
Medical research Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The rare ability of some individuals to control HIV infection with their immune system alone appears to depend at least partially on specific qualities of the immune system's killer T cells and not on how many ...
Immunology Jun 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists on Sunday said they had found a key piece in the puzzle as to why a tiny minority of individuals infected with HIV have a natural ability to fight off the deadly AIDS virus.
HIV & AIDS Jun 10, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (17) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- For years, researchers have known that obesity, type 2 diabetes and low-level inflammation are linked, but how they are connected has not been well understood.
Diabetes May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Michigan State University have shown a prebiotic may help the body's own natural killer cells fight bacterial infection and reduce inflammation, greatly decreasing the risk of colon cancer.
Medications May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international research team led by scientists from Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) under the Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) discovered that a special class of fatty molecules is essential for activating ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical scientists at Trinity College Dublin in conjunction with researchers in Paris have investigated the consequence of natural killer cell deficiency in six related patients and identified a new genetic ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cold and flu symptoms have a significant impact on our economy.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
While some scientists report engineering a super virulent strain of the H5N1 influenza virus, which could potentially wipe out a significant percentage of the human population, another group of researchers from the United ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study published in Nature Medicine, Loyola researchers report on a promising new technique that potentially could turn immune system killer T cells into more effective weapons against infections and possibly cancer.
Immunology Feb 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) have studied for the first time the response of human NK cells (Natural Killer) against porcine chondrocytes (cartilage cells).
Medical research Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Breast cancers expressing the protein HER2 have a particularly poor prognosis. Treatment with trastuzumab (Herceptin) benefits some patients with HER2-positive breast cancer, but it is not as effective as had been hoped. ...
Cancer Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0