News tagged with immune system responses

Optimism boosts the immune system

Feeling better about the future might help you feel better for real. In a new study, psychological scientists Suzanne Segerstrom of the University of Kentucky and Sandra Sephton of the University of Louisville studied how ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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New study focuses on protein dynamics

A discovery by associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Brian Baker and his research group at the University of Notre Dame reveals the importance of dynamic motion by proteins involved in the body's immune response. ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Human immune cells -- in mice

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 1796, English physician Edward Jenner decided to investigate a tale he had often heard -- that milkmaids infected with cowpox became immune to smallpox, a much more dangerous affliction. To test this theory, ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Medical research
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