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Health News - Immune System

Surviving or dying from Ebola may be partly down to genes
Researchers studying mice with Ebola suggest the severity of reactions to the virus could be due to genetic factors and hope their work will help drug and vaccine development. (Medical News Today)

The genetic origins of 21 autoimmune diseases revealed by molecular map
Scientists have created a molecular map that pinpoints genetic variants that play a role in 21 different autoimmune diseases, they report in the journal Nature. (Medical News Today)

'Yorkie and Scalloped' - genes that prime stem cells for fighting infection
'Lineage specifying cells' are a newly discovered cell type that activate the maturation of stem cells. Now, two genes have been linked with this maturation system. (Medical News Today)

Key factor in the relationship between diet, inflammation and cancer identified
A team of Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) researchers at the Laboratory for Pediatric Cancer Research has found that a category of lipids known as sphingolipids may be an... (Medical News Today)

T cell immune response activated when Integrins lose their grip
Integrins are adhesion molecules expressed on the surface of cells. They play a crucial role in "integrating" the cell exterior and the interior cytoskeleton in cells. (Medical News Today)

New tool helps make sense of previous genetic data on multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, other diseases
Scores of autoimmune diseases afflicting one in 12 Americans - ranging from type 1 diabetes, to multiple sclerosis (MS), to rheumatoid arthritis, to asthma - mysteriously cause the immune system to... (Medical News Today)

How "trained immunity" mediates BCG therapy of bladder cancer
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) is a vaccine widely used in low and middle-income countries to protect against childhood tuberculosis. (Medical News Today)

FDA approve first US vaccine for meningococcal disease serogroup B
Previously, only four of the five main meningococcal disease subgroups have been covered by vaccines in the US. Now, the FDA have approved a vaccine for the fifth - subgroup B. (Medical News Today)

Vaccine/adjuvant combination against a leading cause of bacterial diarrhea shows great promise for saving children's lives
New results from a safety and immunogenicity study, which included a challenge phase to test efficacy, indicate that a live attenuated enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) vaccine candidate, given... (Medical News Today)

Neutralizing an immune system gene could improve the success of fertility treatments in women
Difficulty in conceiving a child is a major challenge for one in seven heterosexual couples in America, especially for those over the age of 35. (Medical News Today)

Two new studies shed light on how cells sense and respond to chemical trails
Amoebas aren't the only cells that crawl: movement is crucial to development, wound healing and immune response in animals, not to mention cancer metastasis. (Medical News Today)

Could a Japanese mushroom extract eradicate HPV?
An extract from shiitake mushrooms - AHCC - could help treat HPV infection, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. (Medical News Today)

Leading medical groups urge Congress to stop steep Medicaid cuts
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American College of Physicians (ACP) and American Osteopathic Association (AOA) convened October 27, 2014 in... (Medical News Today)

Research could pave way to more effective drugs for inflammation
Six Case Western Reserve scientists are part of an international team that has discovered two compounds that show promise in decreasing inflammation associated with diseases such as ulcerative... (Medical News Today)

Gene identified for immune system reset after infection
When pathogenic bacteria like Salmonella or Staphylococcus invade a host, the host organism should respond by going into a state of high alert, altering its metabolism to defend against the attack. (Medical News Today)

Rapid and adequate funding of trials on experimental vaccines and therapies needed to address the Ebola epidemic
Not everyone who contracts the Ebola virus dies, the survival rate is around 30% suggesting that some kind of immunity to the disease is possible. (Medical News Today)

Automated tracking increases compliance of flu vaccination for health-care personnel
New research found tracking influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel through an automated system increased vaccination compliance and reduced workload burden on human resources and... (Medical News Today)

Molecule could suppress immune system's 'friendly fire'
Scientists have found a molecule that could potentially accelerate clinical trials to combat autoimmune diseases. (Medical News Today)

Once CD8 T cells take on one virus, they'll fight others too
Scientists think of CD8 T cells as long-lived cells that become tuned to fight just one pathogen, but a new study finds that once CD8 T cells fight one pathogen, they also join the body's "innate"... (Medical News Today)

Immune proteins moonlight to regulate brain-cell connections
When it comes to the brain, "more is better" seems like an obvious assumption. (Medical News Today)

Interleukin-27: Can a cytokine with both pro & anti-inflammatory activity make a good drug target?
Interleukin-27 (IL-27), a member of the interleukin family of cytokines that help regulate the immune system, has a mainly anti-inflammatory role in the body, and its dysfunction has been... (Medical News Today)

Antibiotics may help Salmonella spread in infected animals, Stanford scientists learn
Some people infected with pathogens spread their germs to others while remaining symptom-free themselves. Now, investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine believe they may know why. (Medical News Today)

Pediatric Allergology: Fresh milk keeps infections at bay
A study by researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich shows that infants fed on fresh rather than UHT cow's milk are less prone to infection. (Medical News Today)

Stress-related inflammation may increase risk for depression
Preexisting differences in the sensitivity of a key part of each individual's immune system to stress confer a greater risk of developing stress-related depression or anxiety, according to a study... (Medical News Today)

Vaccinations 'not linked to increased risk of MS, central nervous system disorders'
Contrary to previous research, a new study finds no long-term link between vaccinations and higher risk of multiple sclerosis and other disorders of the central nervous system. (Medical News Today)

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