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Crohn's disease, comorbidities up risk for severe pneumococcal disease

Crohn's disease, comorbidities up risk for severe pneumococcal disease

For veterans with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the risk for severe pneumococcal disease (SPD) is increased with Crohn disease and with more comorbidities, and pneumococcal vaccination is associat

Crohn's disease, comorbidities up risk for severe pneumococcal disease

For veterans with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the risk for severe pneumococcal disease (SPD) is increased with Crohn disease and with more comorbidities, and pneumococcal vaccination is associat
Rheumatologist recommends patients receive pneumococcal vaccine

Rheumatologist recommends patients receive pneumococcal vaccine

by UT Southwestern Medical CenterA pneumococcal vaccine is recommended for all patients with rheumatic disorders. Credit: UT Southwestern Medical CenterPatients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus,

Rheumatologist recommends patients receive pneumococcal vaccine

by UT Southwestern Medical CenterA pneumococcal vaccine is recommended for all patients with rheumatic disorders. Credit: UT Southwestern Medical CenterPatients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus,
How COVID-19 'breakthrough' infections alter your immune cells

How COVID-19 'breakthrough' infections alter your immune cells

byLa Jolla Institute for ImmunologyColorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample.

How COVID-19 'breakthrough' infections alter your immune cells

byLa Jolla Institute for ImmunologyColorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample.
Study demonstrates how cytokines produce long lasting humoral immunity following vaccination

Study demonstrates how cytokines produce long lasting humoral immunity following vaccination

by Jacqueline Hirscher, Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin, ein Leibniz-InstitutFollicular immune responses involving IL-21 leads to downregulation of CD19 in ASC. a, b) Gene Set Enrichment Ana

Study demonstrates how cytokines produce long lasting humoral immunity following vaccination

by Jacqueline Hirscher, Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin, ein Leibniz-InstitutFollicular immune responses involving IL-21 leads to downregulation of CD19 in ASC. a, b) Gene Set Enrichment Ana
Study finds feeding infants peanut products protects against allergy into adolescence

Study finds feeding infants peanut products protects against allergy into adolescence

byKing's College LondonCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainFeeding children peanuts regularly from infancy to age five reduced the rate of peanut allergy in adolescence by 71%, even after many

Study finds feeding infants peanut products protects against allergy into adolescence

byKing's College LondonCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainFeeding children peanuts regularly from infancy to age five reduced the rate of peanut allergy in adolescence by 71%, even after many
Engineered CAR T cells repress signs and symptoms of allergic asthma in mice for a year

Engineered CAR T cells repress signs and symptoms of allergic asthma in mice for a year

by Bob Yirka , Medical XpressCartoon illustrating the rationale behind 5TIF4 inhibition of type 2 inflammation. The IL-4 mutein (Gln116Asp/Tyr119Asp) binds to but does not initiate signaling of IL-4Rα

Engineered CAR T cells repress signs and symptoms of allergic asthma in mice for a year

by Bob Yirka , Medical XpressCartoon illustrating the rationale behind 5TIF4 inhibition of type 2 inflammation. The IL-4 mutein (Gln116Asp/Tyr119Asp) binds to but does not initiate signaling of IL-4Rα
Study points to new possibilities for treating lung cancer patients

Study points to new possibilities for treating lung cancer patients

by Birgitte Svennevig,University of Southern DenmarkAn EMT-centric investigation of metabolic processes in a comprehensive lung cancer transcriptome profiles collection identified an inverse ass

Study points to new possibilities for treating lung cancer patients

by Birgitte Svennevig,University of Southern DenmarkAn EMT-centric investigation of metabolic processes in a comprehensive lung cancer transcriptome profiles collection identified an inverse ass
Cystic fibrosis: Why infections persist despite therapy

Cystic fibrosis: Why infections persist despite therapy

byUniversity of GenevaThe anchor points present on the surface of the airways in cystic fibrosis (left image, in red) decrease when the balance between the two cell signalling pathways is restor

Cystic fibrosis: Why infections persist despite therapy

byUniversity of GenevaThe anchor points present on the surface of the airways in cystic fibrosis (left image, in red) decrease when the balance between the two cell signalling pathways is restor
How a new drug prototype regenerates lung tissue

How a new drug prototype regenerates lung tissue

byThe Scripps Research InstituteCredit: CC0 Public DomainPulmonary diseases are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. For many progressive lung diseases like idiopathic pulmonary

How a new drug prototype regenerates lung tissue

byThe Scripps Research InstituteCredit: CC0 Public DomainPulmonary diseases are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. For many progressive lung diseases like idiopathic pulmonary