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Cellular Mechanism for Severe Viral Hepatitis Identified

KAIST medical scientists identified a cellular mechanism causing inflammatory changes in regulatory T cells that can lead to severe viral hepatitis. Research on this...
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Fetal Immune System Developed, but Tolerant

The fetal immune system is fully developed and functional from as early as 16 weeks gestation, but has a mechanism to keep it suppressed...
diseases

Lab Tests Show Molecule Appears to Spur Cell Death in Tumors,...

A drug-like molecule developed by Duke Health researchers appears to intercede in an inflammatory response that is at the center of a variety of...
Varicella zoster virus (VZV)

Study Explains Why Patients with Shingles Feel Pain

Chickenpox is a typical childhood illness. In most cases, it is benign, and the symptoms disappear within ten days. However, its causative agent, Varicella...
immune system

Important Messenger Substances in the Immune System

To differentiate friend from foe and to combat attacks by pathogens the immune system needs numerous messenger substances. They pass on information and in...
tumours

How Killer Cells Take out Tumours

The promising drug is known as F8-TNF. When injected into the bloodstream, it lures killer cells from the body’s immune system towards sarcomas. The...
cancer

How Bile Duct Cancer Develops and How It Can Be Prevented

Two different types of cancer can develop in the liver. The more common malignant tumors are hepatocellular carcinomas, which arise from liver cells. Less...
inflammatory bowel diseases

Leti Announces EU “New Deal” Project to Create Nanotherapy That Specifically...

An estimated 3 million people in Europe, mostly adolescents and young adults, have been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel diseases, which are chronic disorders of...
Bowel Disease

Cell Death in Gut Implicated in Bowel Disease

The natural life cycle of cells that line the intestine is critical to preserving stable conditions in the gut, according to new research led...
metabolism

Eating Whole Grains Led to Modest Improvements in Gut Microbiota and...

In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in healthy gut microbiota...
Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s Disease Risk and Prognosis Determined by Different Genes, Study Finds

Genetic studies have been very successful at identifying genetic risk factors for Crohn’s disease, but have told us virtually nothing about why one person...
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Huntington’s Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Schizophrenia

Study Finds Arthritis Drug Significantly Effective in Treating Crohn’s Disease

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response...
Fish oil

Fish Oil Can Prevent Damage to Health Caused by High-fat Diet

Dietary supplementation with fish oil, which is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids of the omega-3 family, can help prevent diabetes, dyslipidemia, and other health...
Otulipenia

NIH Researchers Discover Otulipenia, a New Inflammatory Disease

National Institutes of Health researchers have discovered a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease — otulipenia — that primarily affects young children. They have...
human cells

Recording Analog Memories in Human Cells

MIT biological engineers have devised a way to record complex histories in the DNA of human cells, allowing them to retrieve “memories” of past...
analog memory storage system

Recording analog memories in human cells

Engineers program human cells to store complex histories in their DNA.
Autoimmune Diseases

Inflammatory Protein Involved in Autoimmune Diseases Has Healing Potential

Production of immune surveillance cells (M cells) plays key therapeutic role in diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes
chronic infections

“Master switch” for chronic infections

Researchers discover immune factor that allows viral infections to become chronic