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    Eczema can take a toll on adults

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—The itchy, rashy skin condition eczema sometimes takes a heavier toll on adults than children, an expert says. [...]

    Eczema can take a toll on adults

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—The itchy, rashy skin condition eczema sometimes takes a heavier toll on adults than children, an expert says. [...]

    Seattle Children’s opens CD22 CAR T-cell immunotherapy trial for children and young adults

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories After seeing promising results in phase 1 of the Pediatric Leukemia Adoptive Therapy (PLAT-02) trial with 93 percent of patients with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) achieving complete initial remission, researchers at Seattle… [...]

    Accounting for human immune diversity increases clinical relevance of fundamental immunological research

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Mouse models have advanced our understanding of immune function and disease in many ways but they have failed to account for the natural diversity in human immune responses. As a result, insights gained in the lab may be lost in translation. In their l… [...]

    Study sheds light on how body may detect early signs of cancer

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA – a hallmark of cancer – could help explain how the body keeps disease in check. [...]

    Competition for survival signals maintains immune balance

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories According to a new study published in the journal Immunity, two types of immune cells compete for a shared source of proteins that allow them to survive. The “contestants” are the recently discovered and ultra-rare innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) and the … [...]

    Do we need separate his and hers medicine cabinets?

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories One difference between the sexes that medical professionals take seriously is the susceptibility to certain diseases. [...]

    Noninvasive oral fluid-based immunoassay IDs hepatitis E

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—A noninvasive oral fluid-based immunoassay has high sensitivity and specificity for identifying recent and past hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection, according to a study published in the Journal of Immunological Methods. [...]

    Noninvasive oral fluid-based immunoassay IDs hepatitis E

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—A noninvasive oral fluid-based immunoassay has high sensitivity and specificity for identifying recent and past hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection, according to a study published in the Journal of Immunological Methods. [...]

    Shedding light on cause of resistance to tumor immunotherapy

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories In tumor immunotherapy, the body’s own defense system is activated against the tumor cells. However, for the majority of patients, the tumor cells become resistant to the treatments used. Researchers at the University of Zurich and the University Hospi… [...]