Immunology

MicroRNA helps cancer evade immune system

The immune system automatically destroys dysfunctional cells such as cancer cells, but cancerous tumors often survive nonetheless. A new study by Salk scientists shows one method by which fast-growing tumors evade anti-tumor ...

Sep 18, 2017
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The role of monosodium urate crystals in gout

An attack of gout is said to be like your joint catching fire, and someone slamming it with a hammer to put out the flames. Now A*STAR researchers have identified how the build-up of monosodium urate (MSU) crystals in the ...

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The impact of Hurricane Harvey on allergy sufferers

Although the floodwaters have mostly receded and people have begun to return to and repair their homes, the health impacts of Hurricane Harvey are just beginning. One of the most common health issues that people are facing ...

Sep 19, 2017
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