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How To Keep Your Immune System Young? Cycle, Says New Study

The immune system of older people who exercise regularly are similar to young people’s. That’s according to a new study that questions the notion that aging inevitably makes us frail.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2018

Gene-Based Therapy That Reprograms Immune Cells Offers Hope For Multiple Myeloma Cure

CAR T-cell therapy had some multiple myeloma patients see significant reduction in their cancer and even enter full remission. How does this gene-based therapy work and what are its side effects?

Medicine June 6, 2017

Meet The Bionic Thymus: The Artificial Organ For Pumping T Cells For Cancer Treatment

Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles have developed an artificial thymus that can turn blood stem cells into disease-fighting T cells and help in the detection and cure of cancer.

Medicine April 12, 2017

Drug Trastuzumab Found To Significantly Reduce Breast Cancer Tumors

A study found that a single dose of trastuzumab drug can significantly reduce HER2-positive breast cancer tumors. When trastuzumab is taken with pertuzumab or other HER2-targetting treatments, about 60 percent of the participants will have a complete response.

Life March 1, 2016

Breakthrough Cancer Treatment Uses T-Cells To Remember And Attack Tumor Cells

T-cells protect the body from pathogens by remembering and killing them. Now, can this therapy be used in cancer treatment?

Life February 16, 2016

Daily Injections For Type 1 Diabetes May Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

A novel immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes patients is in the works. The researchers made use of patients' own regulatory T cells called Tregs to limit the disease's attack on the beta cells and retain the system's infection-fighting capability.

Life November 28, 2015

Doctors Turn Immune Cells Neon Green To Watch The 'Jedi Cells' Kill Cancer

The process has been demonstrated in mice, and researchers hope it will suggest new ways to target cancer treatment in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 6, 2015

Doctors Turn Immune Cells Neon Green To Watch The 'Jedi Cells' Kill Cancer

The process has been demonstrated in mice, and researchers hope it will suggest new ways to target cancer treatment in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 6, 2015

Men And Women Perceive And Process Pain Differently: Study

Scientists discovered that the immune cells that signal pain in men are different from those that signal pain in women. This could be a reason why some tested drugs worked on male mice, but failed on females.

Life July 1, 2015

Scientists Accidentally Discover Protein That Can Boost Immune System Against Cancer

It didn’t even have any function before and now, researchers are saying, a protein has the ability to fight cancer and improve the body’s ability to ward off viruses.

Life April 17, 2015

HIV Spreads In Human Body Just Like How Worms Infect Computers

Whether because of the HIV virus or computer worms, infections apparently spread in the same way, researchers have discovered; offering insight into how HIV/AIDS treatment may be improved.

Life April 7, 2015

New leukemia T-cell therapy leads to remarkable remission rates

T-cell therapy could hold promise for young people suffering from leukemia, according to a new study that showed potentially remarkable results.

Life October 16, 2014

Scientists create first living organ, functional thymus in an animal

A team of scientists and researchers had successfully grown an organ in a live animal for the very first time. The organ, which came from scratch, was fully functional.

Life August 29, 2014

Engineered virus-specific T Cells safe and effective in immunocompromised patients

T-cells that were engineered to target specific viruses were found to be effective and safe in protecting patients who underwent bone marrow transplant and with compromised immune system from potentially fatal infections.

Life June 26, 2014

Take that, cancer: Immune booster drug getting kudos

New research has found a cancer fighter. Genetically modified T-cells can destroy cancers, a study of women with cervical cancer has shown.

Life June 3, 2014

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