Keyword Results for 'immune system'
Salamanders could hold key to human organ regeneration May 21, 1:57 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that salamanders' immune systems are key to their remarkable ability to regrow limbs, and could also underpin their ability to regenerate spinal cords, brain tissue and even parts of their hearts.
Why women tend to live longer than men May 16, 1:05 pm
London, May 16 (ANI): Women live longer than men partly because their immune systems age more slowly, a new study has claimed.
How Ebola virus evades human immune response May 3, 9:51 am
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Researchers have discovered the mechanism used by the Ebola virus to disarm the adaptive immune system.
Common asthma drugs hold promise against dengue May 1, 12:01 pm
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found that in experiments in mice, a class of drugs commonly used to treat asthma by targeting mast cells in the immune system could help treat vascular symptoms associated with dengue infections.
Picking your nose and eating it 'may be good for your health' Apr 28, 10:14 am
Washington, April 28 (ANI): The secret to strengthening your immune system's ability to fight off illness might be right under your nose-or rather, in it, according to a University of Saskatchewan researcher.
Practicing yoga produces internal changes on genetic level Apr 27, 12:51 pm
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): Yoga may be better than traditional exercise for strengthening the immune system and may also help change gene expression, a study has claimed.
How spaceflights weaken human immune system Apr 23, 4:40 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Results of nearly two years' worth of study on biological samples from space shuttle Atlantis, have shed light on how the human immune system responds to stress and assaults while in space - and maybe here on Earth.
How bacteria hides from host immune system to cause disease Apr 15, 10:46 am
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A system of genes that bacteria use to defend themselves against viruses, has been found to be involved in helping some bacteria evade the mammalian immune system.
Month of birth impacts baby's immune system development Apr 9, 11:02 am
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): Newborn babies' immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to the month in which they were born, according to a new research co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher.
Fish oil boosts immune system Apr 2, 9:47 am
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Until now, scientists were not entirely sure about fish oil's immune enhancing effects, which is widely believed to help prevent disease by reducing inflammation.
Hunger-spiking neurons could help treat autoimmune diseases Mar 26, 3:40 pm
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Neurons that control hunger in the central nervous system also regulate immune cell functions, implicating eating behavior as a defense against infections and autoimmune disease development, a new study has found.
Giving birth to many sons 'bad for mum's health' Feb 27, 4:06 pm
London, February 27 (ANI): Producing sons is more stressful for mothers and could shorten their livespans, a study has suggested.
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have demonstrated a new strategy for treating autoimmune disease that successfully blocked the development of rheumatoid arthritis in a mouse.
How zinc keeps immune system in check Feb 9, 11:00 am
London, Feb. 9 (ANI): The researchers have claimed that they have gained a key insight as to how zinc helps the immune system to fight infection.
Vitamin D and omega-3 may help fight Alzheimer's Feb 6, 11:14 am
Washington, February 6(ANI): Researchers have pinpointed how vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids may enhance the immune system's ability to clear the brain of amyloid plaques, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.
Why astronauts are susceptible to common infections Feb 5, 3:24 pm
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Researchers have found that living in space weakens astronauts' immune systems.
Immune cells engineered in lab to resist HIV infection Jan 23, 1:35 pm
London, January 23(ANI): Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found a novel way to engineer key cells of the immune system so they remain resistant to infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Cancer-killing technology from induced stem cells created Jan 4, 1:28 pm
Washington, January 4 (ANI): In a new study, researchers claim to have succeeded for the first time in creating cancer-specific, immune system cells called killer T lymphocytes, from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells).
Chicken soup can really help fight cold Dec 23, 2:07 pm
London, Dec 23(ANI): Researchers have found that a compound found in chicken soup - carnosine - helps the body's immune system to fight the early stages of flu.
Success of 'Trojan Horse' therapy for prostrate cancer stuns experts Dec 22, 12:06 pm
London, December 22 (ANI): In a breakthrough has been hailed as "exciting", prostate cancer patients have been given new hope after researchers eliminated the disease in mice.
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Hebrew University researchers have discovered how the deadly malaria parasite evades the immune system, paving the way for the development of new approaches to cure this acute infection.
Gene that could control HIV discovered Nov 28, 1:49 pm
London, November 28 (ANI): A team of scientists from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia has discovered a gene that could hold the key to treating and potentially controlling chronic infections such as HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis.
Washington, November 26 (ANI): It is known that the accumulation of particular abnormal proteins, including amyloid-beta (A beta) among others, in patients' brains plays a central role in Alzheimer's disease, one of the most common causes of dementia.
New nanoparticle fools immune system to halt multiple sclerosis Nov 19, 2:38 pm
London, November 19 (ANI): A biodegradable nanoparticle was used to stealthily deliver an antigen that tricks the immune system into stopping its attack on myelin and halt a model of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Genetic mutation linked to Alzheimer's disease Nov 15, 3:40 pm
Washington, November 15 (ANI): A mutation in an immune system gene may contribute to a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, Canadian researchers have found.
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