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Protein's role in lupus development

Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that the loss of a protein called Bim in macrophages—a type of immune cell—leads to the development of lupus-like disease in mice. The findings, published in the Journal ...

Dec 05, 2017
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Diabetes: Immune system can regulate insulin

Inflammation processes are responsible for the failure of insulin production in diabetes patients. The patients' own immune systems can contribute to treatment of this disease: researchers at the University of Basel and University ...

Nov 21, 2017
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Study explores whole-body immunity

Over the next few months, millions of people will receive vaccinations in the hope of staving off the flu—and the fever, pain, and congestion that come with it.

Nov 21, 2017
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