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A New Therapy May Cure Kids of Peanut Allergy

In a long-term study of the latest treatment for peanut allergy, scientists in Australia report that an immune-based therapy helped children allergic to peanuts eat them without reactions for four years. 433 more words

Five Ways to boost your immune system and fight cancer

The immune system can be said to be the military or the defense institution of the human body. It safeguards the human system from the invasion of harmful agents that cause a breakdown or possibly the death of tissues and organs. 457 more words

Cancer Care

It Began with Sudden Blackouts. Then Came Some Alarming News.

Something had damaged the woman’s heart. The question was what.

Published: August 17, 2017 at 05:30AM

Magazine By LISA SANDERS, M.D.

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How The Liver Affects Blood Sugar And It's Role In Diabetes

It may surprise you to know that, for many people, Type 2 diabetes is primarily a liver disease. The pancreas damage comes later. Liver issues in diabetes are complicated. 384 more words


Controlling checkpoints leads to better allergy therapies

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have made a significant breakthrough in understanding the regulation of immune cells that play a pivotal role in allergic diseases such as asthma and eczema. 365 more words

Everyday Science

Scientists identify gene that controls immune response to chronic viral infections

For nearly 20 years, Tatyana Golovkina, PhD, a microbiologist, geneticist and immunologist at the University of Chicago, has been working on a particularly thorny problem: Why are some people and animals able to fend off persistent viral infections while others can’t? 808 more words

Biological Sciences

Successful ageing

Successful ageing

The concept of successful ageing can be traced back to the 1950s and was popularised in the 1980s. Traditional definitions of successful ageing have emphasised absence of physical and cognitive disabilities. 6,179 more words