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Impaired Immune System

The immune system is the body's natural defense system that helps fight infections. An impaired immune system does not work properly and can't effectively protect a person against infection.

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Your Immune System

The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. White blood cells, also called leukocytes (say: LOO-kuh-sytes), are part of this defense system.

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Rh Immune Globulin

The antibodies come from donors who have become sensitized to the Rh factor. When introduced into an Rh-negative mother's bloodstream, Rh immune globulin antibodies locate any Rh-positive fetal red blood cells that are present.

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What Are Immune Deficiency Disorders?

Most of the time, the immune system protects the body from germs and other threats. This low activity is called immune deficiency and it makes you less able to fight off infections.

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Autism May Be Linked to Immune Reactions

However, there's a glitch in Vojdani's logic, says Pearce. In families where there is autism, there is increased incidence in autoimmune disease, but they don't always affect the myelin."

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AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

Important It is possible that the main title of the report AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.

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Chinese Herb Targets Immune System

New Discovery About Ancient Herb Previous studies have shown that halofuginone protects against harmful Th17 cells without affecting other beneficial immune cells in mice. By triggering this response, researchers say halofuginone may also help them understand how the pathway affects autoimmune disorders and lead to better treatments.

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New Immune System Link Found for Narcolepsy

New research shows that a certain antibody (disease-fighting part of the immune system) may serve as a marker for narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is a disabling sleep disorder that causes excessive daytime sleepiness and is linked to abnormal hormone concentrations and changes in nervous system activity.

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Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough Resets Patients' Immune Systems

German researchers today unveiled the results of a study on a new procedure that safely resets a multiple sclerosis (MS) patient's immune system. It can reduce the body's attacks on the protective myelin sheath that insulates nerve cells in the brain.

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Immune tolerance is achieved under conditions that...

Immune tolerance is achieved under conditions that suppress the immune reaction and is not just the absence of a immune response. Immune tolerance can be defined as a state in which a T cell can no longer respond to antigen.

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Cannabis May Suppress Immune System

Cannabis seems to decrease inflammation in the body by suppressing certain parts of the immune system. Researchers are hoping this finding will lead to new treatments.

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Parkinson's Protein May Spur Immune Response – WebMD

The researchers noted that diseases such as Parkinson's and Lewy body dementia are characterized by the abnormal accumulation of this protein. The researchers said the high blood pressure drug candesartan and an experimental drug both reduce the immune response triggered by the protein.

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