immune system

Scientists reworked an experimental cancer therapy to treat autoimmune disease

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

For reasons scientists have not been able to figure out yet, the immune response mistakenly attacks its own healthy cells, struggling to distinguish between ally and enemy.

Drug combination elicits efficacious anti-tumor immunity against immunotherapy-resistant cancers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 19th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

Some patients still either don't respond to immunotherapy, or if they do, the effects are temporary, which highlights how crucial it is that we better understand the mechanisms leading to cancers resisting this kind of treatment.

Immune Protein Discovery Points To New Heart Disease Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 18th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

This new study set out to explore the potential for suPAR to be a causal agent in cardiovascular disease using three different approaches.

Promising New Cancer Immunotherapy Developed

Posted in Medicine, Science on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

“We believe the novel immunotherapy we’ve developed has great potential to move into clinical trials involving various types of cancer.”

How Insufficient Sleep Can Damage Your Immune Stem Cells

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

The findings help draw a direct line between sleep problems and cardiovascular disease, as well as offering some clues to how general immune dysfunction can be triggered by poor sleep.