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Boosting Newborns' Immune Responses

Newborn babies have immature immune systems, making them highly vulnerable to severe infections and unable to mount an effective immune response to most vaccines, thereby frustrating efforts to protect them. The World Health ...

dateJun 13, 2009 in Medical research
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Insect gene expression responds to diet

Cabbage looper caterpillars (Trichoplusia ni) are able to alter the expression of genes associated with metabolism, homeostasis and immunity in response to feeding on plants carrying bacteria. Research published in BioMed ...

dateMay 07, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Understanding a target of quinoline drugs

The full details about the molecules and mechanisms that underlie the development of autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, remain to be discovered. One compound that may have a ...

dateApr 28, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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