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Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases

Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases

Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases Professor Søren Riis PaludanDepartment of Biomedicine, Aarhus University Credit: Lars Kruse/Aarhus University An active immune system protects against diseases and infections. An overactive immune …

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    Protein study may be key to treating fibrotic diseases

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Protein study may be key to treating fibrotic diseases Protein study may be key to treating fibrotic diseases An MRI with increased signal in the posterior part of the internal capsule which can be tracked to the motor cortex consistent with the diagnosis of ALS. Credit: Frank Gaillard/Wikipedia A protein …

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      Insight on novel genetic approaches to metabolic liver diseases

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      Insight on novel genetic approaches to metabolic liver diseases Insight on novel genetic approaches to metabolic liver diseases Credit: CC0 Public Domain Diabetes, obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are all common diseases that can lead to serious health implications. NAFLD affects over 30% of Americans, and is characterized …

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        NIH investigators hope CD47 study leads to infectious diseases immunotherapy

        NIH investigators hope CD47 study leads to infectious diseases immunotherapy

        NIH investigators hope CD47 study leads to infectious diseases immunotherapy NIH investigators hope CD47 study leads to infectious diseases immunotherapy Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a cell (purple) infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Credit: NIAID NIH investigators and colleagues have discovered that when the …

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          CAR T cells beyond cancer: Targeting senescence-related diseases

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          CAR T cells beyond cancer: Targeting senescence-related diseases CAR T cells beyond cancer: Targeting senescence-related diseases Credit: CC0 Public Domain Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells have transformed the treatment of refractory blood cancers. These genetically engineered immune cells seek out and destroy cancer cells with precision. Now, scientists at …

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