A new study from researchers at the IRCM sheds light on a mechanism affecting AID, a crucial enzyme for the immune response. The scientific breakthrough could eventually improve the way … Continue Reading Researchers identify mechanism to control enzyme crucial for boosting immunity.
A new blood test promises to predict which people will have severe allergic reactions to foods according to a new study from Mount Sinai researchers. To detect food allergies, physicians … Continue Reading New immune-based blood test predicts severity of peanut and seafood allergies.
In the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, whose death toll is approaching 10,000, little information has been available about how the human immune response unfolds after infection. Now, researchers … Continue Reading First look at hospitalized Ebola survivors’ immune cells finds no immunosuppression.
A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has found, for the first time, evidence of neuroinflammation in key regions of the brains of patients with chronic pain. By … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study finds first evidence of neuroinflammation in brains of chronic pain patients.
Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved … Continue Reading Scientists confirm controversial nitrite-blood flow and clotting hypothesis.
Molecules called long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been implicated in breast cancer but exactly why they cause metastasis and tumour growth has been little understood, until now. Scientists at The … Continue Reading Hedgehog signalling pathway for breast cancer identified.