News tagged with natural antibodies
Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a serendipitous discovery, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to turn bone marrow stem cells directly into brain cells.
Medical research Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (11) | 2 |
Scientists have identified the gene essential for survival of antibody-producing cells, a finding that could lead to better treatments for diseases where these cells are out of control, such as myeloma and ...
Immunology Feb 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that the response of natural killer (NK) cells is detrimental to glioblastoma virotherapy, a novel way of treating malignant brain cancer by injecting a virus into the tumor. ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pathological changes typical of Alzheimer's disease were significantly reduced in mice by blockade of an immune system transmitter. A research team from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the University ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Despite urgent need and tremendous scientific effort, researchers have yet to discover a vaccine for HIV that adequately protects humans from infection. But some people don't need one. For reasons not completely ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at the University of Southampton are to investigate the best way to use natural killer cells (NK) to target the most common form of liver cancer.
Cancer Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found a new technique that should greatly speed the discovery of medically and scientifically useful antibodies, immune system proteins that detect and destroy invaders such ...
Medical research Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
White blood cells called neutrophils, which are the first line of defense against infection, play an unexpected role by boosting antibody production, according to research led by Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The findings ...
Immunology Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists has identified a possible new approach to defeating bacterial infections by targeting an innate immune system component in a bid to invigorate the immune response.
Immunology Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Mothers who are treated for malaria may pass on lower levels of natural immunity to their young, animal studies show.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
A new malaria vaccine could be the first to tackle different forms of the disease and help those most vulnerable to infection, a study suggests.
Medical research Oct 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
St. Michael's Hospital today became the first in North America to use a novel blood-cleaning procedure for a kidney patient that will allow him to receive a transplant from a donor with a different blood type.
Other Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0