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Immune cells facilitate ‘brown fat’ to burn calories

Immune system plays a backup role in facilitating ‘brown fat’ to burn calories and heat up the body on cold nights Continue reading “Immune cells facilitate ‘brown fat’ to burn calories” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Why some people are better at fighting dengue fever

Scientists have for the first time discovered a part of our immune system that is involved in getting rid of dengue viruses Continue reading “Why some people are better at fighting dengue fever” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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1 in 4 severe asthma attacks can be cured with proper medication

Adhering to medication as per prescription can prevent one-quarter of severe asthma attacks, a new study has suggested Continue reading “1 in 4 severe asthma attacks can be cured with proper medication” More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Potential vaccine against flu viruses identified

Scientists have found a potential universal vaccine to fight against infection caused by various influenza viruses, including the highly pathogenic avian H5 virus and the pandemic H1 (“swine flu”) virus Continue More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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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 More...

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...