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World’s first movies showing type-1 diabetes as it affects body released

Scientists have created the first cellular movies showing the destruction underlying type-1 diabetes in real-time in mouse models Continue reading “World’s first movies showing type-1 diabetes as it affects body released” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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New antibodies give 100pc protection to mice against HIV infection

Scientists have developed a way of delivering broadly neutralizing antibodies in mice, and in doing so, have effectively protected them from HIV infection Continue reading “New antibodies give 100pc protection More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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Vaccine targeting latent TB enters 1st phase of clinical testing

Statens Serum Institut and Aeras have announced the initiation of the first Phase I clinical trial of a new candidate TB vaccine designed to protect people latently infected with TB Continue reading “Vaccine More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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New cell type boosts immunity to infection

A new type of cell actually boosts the body’s ability to fight off infections and threatening diseases Continue reading “New cell type boosts immunity to infection” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 28th, 2011
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Disease-fighting ‘helper’ cell discovered

A team of Australian researchers have discovered a new type of “helper” cell, which increases the ability of the human body to fight infections and life-threatening diseases Continue reading “Disease-fighting More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 28th, 2011
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Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain

A therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer, which was created by scientists at Cuba’s Centre for Molecular Immunology Continue reading “Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 21st, 2011
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Immune system can abort stem cell regeneration

The immune system’s T-cells, which protect our body from invading pathogens and illnesses, can also abort stem cells from regrowing bone and tissue Continue reading “Immune system can abort stem cell More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 19th, 2011
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How sickle-cell anaemia mutes severe malaria

Scientists at Heidelberg University Hospital have finally solved the mystery – why people with a hereditary mutation of the red blood pigment haemoglobin Continue reading “How sickle-cell anaemia mutes More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Protein that fools immune cells in tuberculosis discovered

Researchers have uncovered a special protein that tricks human immune cells and blocks their ability to recognize and destroy invading bacteria in tuberculosis Continue reading “Protein that fools immune cells More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 11th, 2011
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Cross blood group transplants conducted in India

An organ transplant is not an easy job with the task of finding a compatible donor often proving arduous. A new device, however Continue reading “Cross blood group transplants conducted in India” »  More...