immune memory

New discovery may help boost effectiveness of human vaccines


January 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): The Scripps Research Institute scientists have come up with a novel approach to stimulate the immune system to prevent or clear a viral infection.They claim that by blocking ... Read more...

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Healthy adults’ immune system primed to ward off 2009 H1N1 influenza


November 17th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Healthy adults may have a level of protective immune memory that can blunt the severity of infection caused by the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus, according to a new ... Read more...

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Faulty immune memory can trigger cold sores, cancer


November 10th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) A faulty immune memory can trigger infections that may lead to cold sores and even cancer in some people, say researchers. The memory circuit, identified by the research team, ... Read more...

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Transplant drug can boost immune response


June 22nd, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Emory Vaccine Centre have discovered that a transplant drug called rapamycin can stimulate immune memory, which enables the immune system to respond faster and stronger ... Read more...

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Mother was right - food does help build immunity


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
New York, April 2 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence to support what mothers everywhere have long been saying: the immune system needs food to function properly. Working on mice in a ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover protein that fights immunodeficiency


March 4th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
London, March 4 (ANI): A team of researchers from the US and Canadian has uncovered how a protein in some peoples DNA guards them against killer infections like HIV.The researchers insist that ... Read more...

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Violent sex gives insects immunity system a boost


December 5th, 2007 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 5 (ANI): Researchers have found that violent sex acts in insects may actually aid in boosting their immunity.This was one of the striking discoveries discussed at the recent conference ... Read more...

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New meningitis vaccine for infants shows promise


November 17th, 2007 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new vaccine, Menveo, has shown promise in clinical trials, which might help protect infants against four types of meningitis.A study carried out on the new vaccine, which ... Read more...

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