News tagged with cell immunity

Opioids produce analgesia via immune cells

Opioids are the most powerful painkillers. Researchers at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have now found that the analgesic effects of opioids are not exclusively mediated by opioid receptors in the brain, but ...

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Every meal triggers inflammation

When we eat, we do not just take in nutrients – we also consume a significant quantity of bacteria. The body is faced with the challenge of simultaneously distributing the ingested glucose and fighting these bacteria. This ...

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Searching for the secret of youth

As people age, their immune system gradually deteriorates and their ability to respond optimally to infections declines, a process called 'immunosenescence'. A*STAR research shows that not all types of T cells, a type of ...

Jan 11, 2017
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