When a person is exposed to an infection, they are often protected from getting the same infection again by immune memory, the part of the immune system capable of remembering … Continue Reading New part of the immune system identified, expected to evolve vaccination.
Homeostasis is the property of a system in which variables are regulated so that internal conditions remain stable and relatively constant. The human body manages a multitude of highly complex … Continue Reading Neuroimaging identifies previously unknown circuitry in brain homeostasis.
Irreversible degeneration of the cardiac conduction system is a common disease with high rates of mortality. While electronic pacemakers provide effective treatment, alternative approaches are needed with long-term implanted hardware … Continue Reading Extensive lit review performed on harnessing stem cells to generate biological pacemakers.
Approximately 28 million Americans live with Type 2 diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood sugar levels. The immune system plays a part in type 2 diabetes. Researchers have linked … Continue Reading Decades old mystery solved as researchers map the effect of T2 diabetes on the lymphatic vessels.
While the use of antiangiogenesis drugs that block the growth of new blood vessels can improve the treatment of some cancers, clinical trials of their ability to prevent the development … Continue Reading Study answers debate and proves lymph node metastases doesn’t need new blood vessel growth.
Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have discovered a new population of ‘memory’ immune cells, throwing light on what the body does when it sees a microbe for the … Continue Reading Researchers discover a new type of ‘memory’ immune cell.