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Feed a virus, starve a bacterial infection?

A new study puts some old folk wisdom to "feed a cold and starve a fever" to the test. In mouse models of disease, Yale researchers looked at the effects of providing nutrients during infection and found opposing effects ...

Sep 08, 2016
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Flu infection reveals many paths to immune response

A new study of influenza infection in an animal model broadens understanding of how the immune system responds to flu virus, showing that the process is more dynamic than usually described, engaging a broader array of biological ...

Sep 28, 2015
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New insights into tumor-infiltrating T cells

Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital have identified a distinct gene module for T cell dysfunction distinct from activation in tumor-infiltrating T cells, thus paving the way for the development of new precision ...

Sep 08, 2016
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