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How the immune system fights worm infections

The immune system can 'remember' infectious invaders. EPFL scientists now show how immune memory triggers the body's ability to repair tissues damaged during worm infections. The work could lead to better drugs against worms, ...

Apr 22, 2015
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Surprising contributor to Rett syndrome identified

The immune system is designed to protect us from disease. But what if it was malfunctioning? Would it make a disease worse? That appears to be the case with Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder, and possibly in other ...

Apr 21, 2015
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Paper demonstrates benefits of stenting for stroke

A New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) paper published today and co-authored by University at Buffalo neurosurgeons reports that stroke patients have a much better chance of surviving and returning to normal function when ...

Apr 20, 2015
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DNA blood test detects lung cancer mutations

Cancer DNA circulating in the bloodstream of lung cancer patients can provide doctors with vital mutation information that can help optimise treatment when tumour tissue is not available, an international group of researchers ...

Apr 17, 2015
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