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Study Sheds Light on How the Immune System Protects Children from Malaria

WHAT: According to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens, children who live in regions of the world where malaria is common ...

New method to isolate immune cells allows researchers to study how they ward off oral diseases

Case Western Reserve University dental researchers have found a less invasive way to extract single rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth’s natural defenses ward off infection and inflammation. ... Full story

CU researchers unraveling what causes the sniffles

The science behind a runny nose could lead to treatment ... Full story

Sensitive balance in the immune system

Too much of a protein called c-FLIPR can trigger autoimmune diseases ... Full story

Being Creative with Sickle Cell Disease

Hanvoer, NH—When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. ... Full story

UC Led Research Finds Chips With Olestra Cause Body Toxins to Dip

According to a clinical trial led by University of Cincinnati researchers, a snack food ingredient called olestra has been found to speed up the removal of toxins in the body. ... Full story

Scientists regenerate immune organ in mice

Scientists have for the first time used regenerative medicine to fully restore a degenerated organ in a living animal, a discovery that could pave the way for future human therapies. ... Full story

IRCM researchers uncover a new function for an important player in the immune response

The discovery helps explain a rare immunodeficiency syndrome ... Full story

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