News tagged with immune functions

The link between health and emotions

While the connection between our environment and our emotions has been well explored what is less understood is the profound connection between our emotions and our physical health.

Oct 08, 2010
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New warning signs may predict kidney transplant failure

Kidney transplants that show a combination of fibrosis (scarring) and inflammation after one year are at higher risk of long-term transplant failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of th ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Cow vaccines go vroom

In much of Africa, a herd of cattle is more than just cows. It's a savings account, protein store, dowry, funeral fund, symbol of wealth, and hedge against drought. For many smallholder farmers, the loss of even a single ...

Aug 17, 2010
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Scientists find new way to attack cancerous cells

Scripps Research Institute scientists have discovered a new way to target and destroy a type of cancerous cell. The findings may lead to the development of new therapies to treat lymphomas, leukemias, and related cancers.

Jun 07, 2010
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Model developed for manipulating vitamin D levels in calves

A new model for manipulating vitamin D levels in young calves has been developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists who say it could help establish just how much of this important nutrient the young animals ...

May 25, 2010
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