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Poor-quality sleep marked by frequent awakenings can speed cancer growth and increase tumour aggressiveness, a new study has warned.
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Researchers have identified an immune cell protein that is critical to setting off the body`s initial response against viral infection.
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Researchers have found a new mechanism by which the deadly Staphylococcus aureus bacteria attack and kill off immune cells.
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Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that muscle repair requires the action of two types of cells better known for causing inflammation and forming fat.
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A team of researchers have now identified a microRNA that plays a prominent role in Atherosclerosis - an inflammatory reaction which is the root of the most common forms of cardiovascular disease - and offers a promising target for new therapies.
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Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found that macrophages – white blood cells that play a key role in the immune response – also help to both produce and eliminate the body`s red blood cells (RBCs).
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A team at the University of Sheffield in Britain, in fact, claims to be developing a treatment for prostate cancer, which uses a magnetic force to help the human body`s own cells destroy tumours.