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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.
By Mary Anne Dunkin WebMD Feature Do you seem to catch cold after cold, while your friends sail through winter unscathed? You may pay more attention to the health of your immune system during the winter, when colds and flu surround you.
Published Online: March 2, 2015 Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)inflammation of the sinusesis a common problem affecting more than 30 million Americans. Antibody deficiencies are immune problems that may predispose individuals to recurrent or chronic sinus infections.
However, we also anticipate that some children will respond to vaccine challenge differently, depending on form of the vaccine, i.e. viral vs. bacterial.
In early childhood the brain develops many more neural connections than it ends up using. During development, pruning processes eliminate a large number of these structural connections.
This means that the body's powerful immune responses -- designed for protection against infectious diseases and cancers -- turn on the body itself. When anti-self immune responses destroy the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas, diabetes is the inevitable result.