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Virus-mimicking drug helps immune system target cunning cancer cells

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Virus-mimicking drug helps immune system target cunning cancer cells Virus-mimicking drug helps immune system target cunning cancer cells Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that a drug that activates the body’s natural defenses by behaving like a virus may also make certain …

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Can a home air purifier system protect you against COVID-19?

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Can a home air purifier system protect you against COVID-19? Can a home air purifier system protect you against COVID-19? Credit: CC0 Public Domain Proper ventilation in your living area may prevent illnesses and reduce transmission of viruses. But can portable air cleaners and purifiers fight COVID-19? Dr. Gregory Poland, …

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Immune system holds clues to virus reaction

Mild to severe: Immune system holds clues to virus reaction

Immune system holds clues to virus reaction Immune system holds clues to virus reaction This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., in 2020, shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a …

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Memory training for the immune system

Memory training for the immune system

Memory training for the immune system Memory training for the immune system Schematic representation of the function of BATF3. In the upper half you can see the physiological function and the consequences if this factor is missing (knockout). The lower half shows the consequences in case of an unnaturally increased …

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Phone system for assessing chest troubles is unsafe and unreliable

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Phone system for assessing chest troubles is unsafe and unreliable Phone system for assessing chest troubles is unsafe and unreliable Credit: CC0 Public Domain A semi-automatic phone triage system designed to help people with chest discomfort during the out of hours period is unsafe and unreliable, according to research published …

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