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Nation's top experts in psychoneuroimmunology to gather Sept 18-21 in Tampa, Fla.

...all said. When researchers found that depressed people were more prone to infections, they assumed the brain must be triggering a stress hormone to tamp down the immune system. But, Dr. Hall said, the evolutionary advantage for suppressing the immune function of a depressed person with slowed reflexes ...

Vaccine/antibody therapy effective, milder side effects in melanoma and ovarian cancer

...ngthen remissions, since blocking CTLA-4 could bolster the immune response spurred by the vaccine. And there was reason to think the combination could tamp down the inflammatory problems associated with antibody therapy alone. "Using a vaccine to provoke a stronger immune response to cancer may enable ...

Novel Cooling Therapy May Have Aided Injured Football Player

...even in infants deprived of oxygen. The theory behind the therapy: By lowering the core body temperature between six and eight degrees, doctors can tamp down swelling and inflammation, and limit the release of harmful chemicals -- such as free radicals -- that can cause even more damage than that left ...

Study provides hope that some transplant patients could live free of anti-rejection drugs

...me of drugs that it may be possible to minimize their exposure to the drugs." Although the anti-rejection medications, known as immunosuppressants, tamp down the immune system enough to permit lifesaving organ transplants, their benefits come at a price. They also quash the body's natural response to d...

Study provides hope that some transplant patients could live free of antirejection drugs

...me of drugs that it may be possible to minimize their exposure to the drugs." Although the anti-rejection medications, known as immunosuppressants, tamp down the immune system enough to permit lifesaving organ transplants, their benefits come at a price. They also quash the body's natural response to d...

US Hospital Group Offers Warranty on Surgeries

...ndustries whether car manufacturing or computer chip making have long understood the importance of improving each piece of the production process to tamp down costs and improve overall quality. But hospitals have been slow to focus their attention on standardizing the way they deliver care, said D...

Research on AIDS vaccine a wealth of information

... and then destroys them so that the virus cannot continue replicating. 'While this vaccine approach cannot actually prevent an infection, it can tamp down the AIDS virus, resulting in the development of a much milder form of the disease in vaccinated monkeys that subsequently become infected,' he ad...
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Wistar scientists find key to keeping killer T cells in prime shape for fighting infection, cancer

...a study published online November 30 in Nature Immunology , the researchers describe their discovery of seven different receptors on T cells that can tamp down immune responses during a prolonged battle with an infectious pathogen or against developing cancer. Chronic over-stimulation of the immune s...

AIDS vaccine research offers new insights on survival

...HIV and then destroys them so that the virus cannot continue replicating. "While this vaccine approach cannot actually prevent an infection, it can tamp down the AIDS virus, resulting in the development of a much milder form of the disease in vaccinated monkeys that subsequently become infected," he ad...
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Are your working conditions better now or worse?

... the self-employed are taking it on the chin either by paying more for the same coverage or getting less as companies switch to less generous plans to tamp down cost increases. Have your benefits gotten better or worse, or stayed the same? Workload Layoffs continue unabated although at a less franti...
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