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Health News - Immune System

Sexually-transmitted diseases: do multiple partners mean more immunity?
It has been assumed that the increased transmission of sexually-transmitted diseases in the case of mating promiscuity is influential in shaping the immune system of mammals. (Medical News Today)

The language of T lymphocytes deciphered, the Rosetta Stone of the immune system
How can our immune system defend us against aggressors so diverse such as viruses, parasites, fungi and tumours? (Medical News Today)

Immune system promotes digestive health by fostering community of 'good' bacteria
As many as 1.4 million Americans suffer from uncomfortable abdominal cramping and diarrhea that come with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. (Medical News Today)

Pathogens detected by cell's recycling team
Just as households have garbage disposals and recycling bins for getting rid of everyday waste, the cell has its own system for cleaning up unnecessary or defunct components. (Medical News Today)

Hope for a cocaine vaccine to help addicts kick the habit
In their decades-long search for vaccines against drugs of abuse, scientists have hit upon a new approach to annul cocaine's addictive buzz. (Medical News Today)

Immune system response may play a key role in viral therapy's effectiveness against tumors
Viral therapy for childhood cancer could possibly improve if treatments such as chemotherapy do not first suppress patients' immune systems, according to findings published in the journal Molecular... (Medical News Today)

Potential endometriosis treatment in new drug compounds
Two new drug compounds that target estrogen signaling and inflammation and were tested successfully in mice and human cells show promise as a treatment for endometriosis. (Medical News Today)

What are the health benefits of copper?
Find out about the potential health benefits of consuming foods containing copper, including preventing neutropenia and osteoporosis, and maintaining collagen and elastin. (Medical News Today)

Flu vaccination likely to be more effective in future
An analysis of 10 years' worth of data on human influenza B viruses has shed new light on the pathogen which can cause the seasonal flu. (Medical News Today)

Live coverage of the immune system at work
To better understand what happens during immune reactions in the body, researchers at Tübingen University have developed a new way of labeling T-cells, allowing them to track the T-cell movement... (Medical News Today)

Why patients with mucolipidosis II suffer from recurrent infections
A group of white blood cells known as B cells, which play a key role in the human immune response, need a protein-targeting signal called mannose 6-phosphate (M6P) in order to proliferate... (Medical News Today)

Some combinations bed nets and vaccines may worsen malaria
Combining insecticide-treated bed nets with vaccines and other control measures may provide the best chance at eliminating malaria, which killed nearly 600,000 people worldwide in 2013, most of them... (Medical News Today)

A common gut bacterium may protect women against MS, study finds
Helicobacter pylori is a gut bacterium responsible for more than 80% of stomach ulcers. But a new study finds that for women, it may have a protective effect against MS. (Medical News Today)

MSF calls on GSK and Pfizer to slash pneumo vaccine price to $5 per child for poor countries ahead of donor meeting
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called on pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer to slash the price of the pneumococcal vaccine to US$5 per child in... (Medical News Today)

Geographic clusters of underimmunization in Northern California identified
Researchers used spatial analysis software and electronic medical records to identify clusters of underimmunization and vaccine refusal among Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California... (Medical News Today)

PTEN tumor suppressor protein essential for proper regulatory T cell function; patients with autoimmune diseases may benefit from finding
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered that a protein widely known for suppressing tumor formation also helps prevent autoimmune diseases and other problems by putting the... (Medical News Today)

Immunosuppressive properties found in stem cells derived from amniotic tissues
Stem cells derived from human amnion have for some time been considered promising for cell therapies because of their ease of access, ability to differentiate, and absence of ethical issues. (Medical News Today)

Gut microbes trigger autoimmune disease later in life in mice
Researchers have revealed that the colonization of the gut of young mice by certain types of bacteria can lead to immune responses later in life that are linked to disease. (Medical News Today)

First Innovative Medicines Initiative Ebola projects get underway
The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is launching the first eight projects of its Ebola+ programme, to accelerate all aspects of vaccine development and manufacturing as well as deployment and... (Medical News Today)

Inflammation is a major treatable cause of neurological problems after traumatic brain injury
A new paper by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) argues that there is a widespread misunderstanding about the true nature of traumatic brain injury and how it... (Medical News Today)

Human immune variation dictated by environment, not genes
A study of twins conducted by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators shows that our environment, more than our heredity, plays the starring role in determining the state of our immune... (Medical News Today)

In a mouse model of infection, vaccine-induced CD4 T cells have adverse effect
A study led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that a vaccine that elicits only CD4 T cells against a mouse model of a chronic viral infection results in an... (Medical News Today)

Study identifies potential for safer anti-inflammatory drugs
Although a common treatment for chronic inflammation, glucocorticoids can cause harmful side effects. But researchers say they may have found a way to solve this problem. (Medical News Today)

CDC: this season's flu vaccine only 23% effective
The 2014-15 flu vaccine is only 23% effective, the CDC estimate. As such, the organization recommend people at high risk of flu-related complications seek additional treatment. (Medical News Today)

One-shot flu vaccine will be ready 'within 5 years'
Currently, flu shots target specific strains of the virus - leading to potential seasonal mismatch. Now, new research suggests a universal flu vaccine may be viable. (Medical News Today)

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