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Immune System Compounds, Alpha Defensins, Seen to Reduce Inflammation Linked …

“This discovery opens the door to new approaches for the treatment and prevention of chronic inflammation. We are hopeful that with further research, these treatments could be exploited in the near future,” Dr. Mohini Gray, the study's lead …

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Selenium compounds boost immune system to fight against cancer

Cancer types such as melanoma, prostate cancer and certain types of leukemia weaken the body by over-activating the natural immune system. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have now demonstrated that selenium — naturally found in, e.g., …

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Neo-Bioscore staging system adds HER2 status for precise prognostic …

A new breast cancer staging system developed by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds that incorporating tumor biology is a critical prognostic indicator for women who undergo neoadjuvant, or pre-surgical, therapy for …

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New breast cancer staging system emphasizes importance of tumor biology as …

A new breast cancer staging system developed by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds that incorporating tumor biology is a critical prognostic indicator for women who undergo neoadjuvant, or pre-surgical, therapy for …

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Ways to boost your immune system

Beyond getting a flu shot and washing your hands religiously, the best line of defence comes from simple, healthy habits Below are natural ways to support your immune system. Because who has time for a sick day? … Lemon juice is high in vitamin C …

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New cancer drug delivery system could be 'transformational'

Any effective treatment of metastatic cancer would represent a huge advance in therapy, currently effective when most tumors are detected when they're still local but ineffective when they've spread to other organs. The five-year survival rate for …

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Prostate Cancer Treatment Using Focused Ultrasound System Gets FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SonaCare Medical's Sonablate 450 focused ultrasound system for ablation therapy on prostate tissue. A pioneer in high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies, the Indianapolis, …

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After chemotherapy, immune system recovery may be slower than believed

A small observational study out of the U.K. of breast cancer patients found that certain types of chemotherapy can weaken part of the immune system for up to nine months after treatment. Stock photo by Feature Pics. Most cancer patients know that …

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Inmedix, Unlocking the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) to Treat Autoimmune …

Inmedix, the leader in heart rate variability (HRV) application as an informative diagnostic tool in autoimmune disease, beginning with the more than two million U.S. patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), today announced the members of their …

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Cancer-induced Weakness in Immune System May Be Key to HER2+ Breast Cancer …

T cells from patients whose breast cancer had recently recurred showed far weaker response to the HER2 receptor protein, compared with T cells from patients whose breast cancer had not recurred over a long period following treatment, according to a …

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