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# immune-system - Friday 1 November, 2019

Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds
# Measles
# Measles

Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds

Nov 1st 2019, 7:13 AM 8,360 Views 5 Comments

The research found that the measles virus deletes part of the immune system’s memory.

# immune-system - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Strong evidence' that tattoo ink can seep into our bodies with toxic elements, say scientists
# Immune System
# Immune System

'Strong evidence' that tattoo ink can seep into our bodies with toxic elements, say scientists

Sep 16th 2017, 11:00 AM 21,572 Views 32 Comments

Only the tiniest, nano-scale particles made it into the lymph nodes, researchers found.

# immune-system - Saturday 2 September, 2017

New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births
# Immune System
# Immune System

New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 6,378 Views 1 Comment

The researchers used advanced statistical modelling to examine pregnancy in precise detail.

# immune-system - Friday 17 February, 2017

Trinity scientists discover how cancers 'hoodwink' the immune system to help them
# Cancer Study
# Cancer Study

Trinity scientists discover how cancers 'hoodwink' the immune system to help them

Feb 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,243 Views 11 Comments

A molecule in the body called TRAIL can be ‘re-wired’ in tumours to promote growth of cancer cells

# immune-system - Saturday 4 February, 2017

We can now add 'third hand smoke' to the reasons smoking is dreadful for our health
# Not Good For You
# Not Good For You

We can now add 'third hand smoke' to the reasons smoking is dreadful for our health

Feb 4th 2017, 6:45 AM 18,672 Views 23 Comments

Third hand smoke (THS) refers to the sticky residue from tobacco smoke that clings to walls and furniture.

# immune-system - Friday 4 March, 2016

Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel'
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel'

Mar 4th 2016, 3:46 PM 34,701 Views 42 Comments

New research could help train the immune system to target tumours.

# immune-system - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system
# Take Charge
# Take Charge

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system

Jul 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 109,162 Views 32 Comments

It can be as simple as breathing in and breathing out.

# immune-system - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Thousands of people wore yellow yesterday to support this sick little boy
# Wear Yellow For Seth
From The Daily Edge
# Wear Yellow For Seth

Thousands of people wore yellow yesterday to support this sick little boy

Mar 28th 2015, 11:51 AM 3,213 Views 2 Comments

Seth Lane was born without an immune system, and asked people to wear yellow to cheer him up.

# immune-system - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Living with Lupus: Attacked by your own immune system
# Paint It Purple
# Paint It Purple

Living with Lupus: Attacked by your own immune system

Oct 19th 2014, 9:15 AM 22,862 Views 26 Comments

October is Lupus Awareness Month.

# immune-system - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia
# Living Drug
# Living Drug

New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia

Feb 19th 2014, 8:43 PM 15,492 Views 19 Comments

The treatment was found to work in 88 percent of patients, say the New York scientists undertaking the project.

# immune-system - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year
# Health
# Health

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

Oct 18th 2011, 9:12 AM 928 Views 8 Comments

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.

# immune-system - Monday 3 October, 2011

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:32 AM 421 Views 0 Comments

Three scientists, including Bruce Beutler, pictured, have been named as the winners of the Nobel prize for medicine following their research into the immune system.