Keyword Results for 'immune system'
Two-drug combo could help treat cancer Dec 12, 1:37 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): One drug attacks tumor cells directly, the other treats the immune system by taking the brakes off T cell response, and together, they put half of the patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma into complete remission.
Humans may have inherited immunity from Neanderthals Nov 25, 9:08 am
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A research group at Bonn University and international collaborators have discovered an "immune gene" in Neanderthals.
Women prone to allergies at higher risk of developing blood cancers Nov 23, 11:22 am
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A team of scientists, looking into the interplay of the immune system and cancer, have found a link between history of airborne allergies, in particular to plants, grass and trees, with risk of blood cancers in women.
New `alarm signal` to give alerts on recurring cancer Nov 18, 3:38 pm
London, November 18 (ANI): Researchers have designed an 'alarm signal' for the immune system which offers an "invaluable" early warning of recurring cancer.
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): In an attempt to measure nitric oxide molecules, which carry messages within the brain and coordinate immune system functions, researchers have created a nanosensor that can monitor it in living animals for more than a year.
How cancer's 'invisibility cloak' works Oct 29, 2:54 pm
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): T cell researchers have discovered how a lipid secreted by cancer tumours stops the immune system from mounting an immune response against it.
How sleep loss adversely affects immune system Oct 24, 11:21 am
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): Researchers have identified the genes that are most susceptible to sleep deprivation and are examining if these genes are involved in the regulation of the immune system.
Flu virus infects host by wiping out immune system cells Oct 21, 10:40 am
Washington, Oct. 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that flu virus infects its host by first wiping off the immune system's cells, which are best equipped to neutralize the virus.
How staph toxin disarms immune system Oct 20, 11:55 am
Washington, Oct. 20 (ANI): Researchers have found a new mechanism by which the deadly Staphylococcus aureus bacteria attack and kill off immune cells.
Women who smoke could disrupt prenatal development of babies Oct 8, 1:02 pm
Washington, Oct. 8 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated how exposure to tobacco smoke affects the development of human immune system on molecular level.
Washington, Sept. 4 (ANI): A precisely designed macromolecule that is capable of mimicking the binding of HIV to immune system cells could be used to stop HIV virus from physically entering the body.
Washington, Sept 02 (ANI):Researchers have identified how stomach bacteria can manipulate the human immune system to survive in the mucosal lining of the stomach.
How plant products in diet can affect health and well-being Aug 31, 3:11 pm
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that very small chemical changes to dietary flavonoids may affect immune system of humans in a much bigger way.
New immunotherapy set to make cancer history Aug 19, 9:45 am
Washington, August 19 (ANI): Scientists may have come across a new type of cancer immunotherapy, where they can harness body's immune system to attack tumours.
Universal dengue vaccine closer to reality Aug 14, 10:47 am
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A new strategy has been developed that cripples the ability of the dengue virus to escape the host immune system.
Breast cancer curing nanodrug adds another weapon to armoury Aug 12, 10:42 am
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A nanoscale drug carrying many weapons to sneak into cancer cells for breaking them from the inside has added a new component: a protein, which stimulates the immune system to attack HER2-positive breast cancer cells.
Washington, August 9 (ANI): An investigational malaria vaccine has been found to generate an immune system response, and offers protection against malaria infection in healthy adults
Washington, Aug 05 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a mechanism that offers a promising new approach for harnessing the immune system to fight cancer in mice without triggering autoimmune reactions.
Vaccine for deadly Ebola virus on the anvil Jul 24, 3:17 pm
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Disabling a protein in Ebola virus cells can stop the virus from replicating and infecting the host, a new study has revealed.
Genetics' key role behind cholera revealed Jul 20, 2:13 pm
Washington, July 20 (ANI): A team of Harvard scientists has now uncovered evidence of genetic changes that might help protect some people from contracting cholera.
London, July 7 (ANI): A new craze has been trending among men in the UK, who are secretly seeking and spreading HIV.
New way to treat chronic inflammation in diseases identified Jul 2, 12:30 pm
Washington, July 02 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new mechanism to block inflammation in Alzheimer's, Atherosclerosis and Type-2 Diabetes, without crippling the immune system.
Red meat 'good for health' Jul 1, 11:14 am
London, July 1 (ANI): Red meat consumption is good for cognitive function and the body's immune system, a new research has suggested.
New breakthrough may spell success in battle against superbugs Jun 30, 10:55 am
Melbourne, June 30 (ANI): Researchers have made a breakthrough on how antimicrobial peptides - tiny proteins part of body's immune system - kill bacteria.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) focusing on an extraordinary family of cow antibodies points to new ways to make human medicines.
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