News tagged with t lymphocytes
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A research team led by Xian Chang Li, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) Transplantation Research Center, has shed light on how a population of lymphocytes, called CD4+ T cells, mature into various subsets of adult ...
Immunology Jul 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
A fatty membrane in the belly called the omentum has until recently been considered somewhat like the appendix -- it didn't seem to serve much purpose.
Immunology Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Newfound details of the immune system suggest a role for never-before-considered drug classes in the treatment of allergic and autoimmune diseases, according to a University of Alabama at Birmingham study ...
Immunology May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An indication of whether a mother will develop pre-eclampsia, the most common and severe pregnancy-related disease, has been identified by a University of Sydney study.
Immunology May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
HIV patients treated with genetically modified T cells remain healthy up to 11 years after initial therapy, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in the new issue of Science Tr ...
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Expanding on previous research providing proof-of-principal that human stem cells can be genetically engineered into HIV-fighting cells, a team of UCLA researchers have now demonstrated ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 12, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (64) | 0 |
Scientists may have discovered a new paradigm for immunotherapy against cancer by priming antibodies and T cells with cancer stem cells, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Associ ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
The thymus plays a key role in the body's immune response. It is here where the T lymphocytes or T cells, a major type of immune defence cells, mature. Different types of T cells, designated to perform specific ...
Immunology Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cold and flu symptoms have a significant impact on our economy.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study provides evidence that a critical type of immune cell can develop in human tonsils. The cells, called T lymphocytes, or T cells, have been thought to develop only in the thymus, an organ of the immune system that ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Breast cancer represents about a fifth of all cancers diagnosed in women. The reasons for the rapid progression of the disease remain relatively poorly understood but recent work in the group of Veronika Sexl at the University ...
Cancer Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A scientific team led by researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the Charite Berlin Medical University has made a completely unprecedented discovery showing how much our immune system is provoked into action when ...
Medical research Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Immune cells capable of attacking healthy organs "see" their targets differently than do protective immune cells that attack viruses, according to work published online this week in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Medical research Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Leukemic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (L-CTCL) is a leukemia arising from T-cells, a type of white blood cell. This cancer can involve the skin and other organs, and patients often die within three years.
Medical research Jan 25, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |