News tagged with immune system responses

Elderly immune system needs a boost

Elderly cancer patients need a combination of treatments tailor-made to their specific needs to successfully combat the disease. The challenge is to boost their immune response to cancer vaccines, because like the rest of ...

dateOct 08, 2009 in Cancer
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Can stress be healthy?

Stress doesn't just motivate us to get things done. Short bouts of it may actually boost the immune system and protect against one type of cancer, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, who ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Health
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