News tagged with chronic inflammation

Hungry immune guardians are snappier

German researchers have discovered an elementary mechanism which regulates vital immune functions in healthy people. In situations of hunger which mean stress for the body's cells, the body releases more antimicrobial peptides ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Possible origins of pancreatic cancer revealed

( -- MIT cancer biologists have identified a subpopulation of cells that can give rise to pancreatic cancer. They also found that tumors can form in other, more mature pancreatic cell types, but only when they ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Cancer
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