Trapianto d'organo: il farmaco per il diabete viene dirottato sull'immunità
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HLA-G: tolerance is the new trend for grafting

A powerful immune molecule helps protect transplanted organs from rejection, by putting a silencer on two other immune molecules that converge to take a direct aggression at the organ, that’s the latest. That targeted, protective […]

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Bone marrow transplant (BMT) offers patients with leukemia and lymphoma a potentially curative treatment. Bone marrow from the donor contains healthy immune cells (T cells and B cells), whose role is to protect the body […]

CD69: the receptor that joins immunity and vessels
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CD69: the receptor that joins immunity and vessels

Atherosclerosis is a disease characterized by the accumulation of lipid deposits in the artery wall, but the disease is usually not detected until after it has caused a clinical event such as a myocardial infarction […]

Artrite reumatoide: le microvescicole saranno la nuova bioterapia?
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Spondyloarthritis: cytokine and lymphocyte patterns differ from rheumatoid arthritis

Spondyloarthritides (SpA) refers to a cluster of inflammatory rheumatic diseases with a significant social-economic burden, affecting nearly 1-2% of the Western population. Spondyloarthritis is one of the most common types of chronic joint inflammation affecting […]

Sindrome della fatica cronica: arriva un test diagnostico accurato
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Chronic fatigue syndrome: when immune system answers amissly

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a condition that manifests as fatigue that refuses to go away that makes people unable to perform their daily activities. Patients spend their time sleeping or […]

Sclerosi multipla: vecchio nemico, nuove armi
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Multiple sclerosis: allergies more tied to chances or relapses

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, long-term disease that affects the central nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Experts believe that MS is an autoimmune disease, that is, one in which […]

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Pneumonia: discovered how it grows from residual flu

The situation is relatively common, especially in winter. You come down with the flu, which lasts longer than usual. A few days later, you discover you have pneumonia. The relationship between influenza and pneumonia has […]

Lung cancer needs lactate to grow: protease is the gatekeeper
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Lung cancer needs lactate to grow: protease is the gatekeeper

UT Southwestern researchers have found that an enzyme on the surface of some lung cancer cells helps feed the cancer, making it a tempting treatment target. The enzyme, transmembrane serine protease 11B (TMPRSS11B) is described […]

Inflammation, diet and
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Inflammation, immunity, diet and sleep: who regulates who?

Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including arthritis, type 1 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease, has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, […]

Pregnancy: is thymus responsible for silencing MS meanwhile?
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