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Breaking through a tumor's defenses

In research published today, Babraham Institute researchers have shown that some tumours use not one but two levels of protection against the immune system. Knocking out one level boosted the protective effects of the second ...

Jun 07, 2018
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New actors identified in atherosclerosis

Stroke and heart attack are the leading cause of death in the Western world. Würzburg scientists have used a special technique to get a clearer picture of the cells involved and their activity.

Apr 05, 2018
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Immunotherapy—cancer's new frontier

Your immune system never sleeps. Every moment of the day, immune cells monitor your body for disease, calling for backup when they detect a threat. It's a system that works elegantly—most of the time. It's not foolproof; ...

Apr 05, 2018
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Researchers confirm link between flu and heart attack

Chances of a heart attack are increased six-fold during the first seven days after detection of laboratory-confirmed influenza infection, according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ...

Jan 24, 2018
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