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Scientists discover four new types of human blood cells in latest medical breakthrough

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER FOUR NEW TYPES OF HUMAN BLOOD CELLS IN LATEST MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH

Scientists have discovered four new types of blood cells using new genetic techniques. These cells play a role in our body's immune...

Glutathione holds the key to managing over 100 autoimmune diseases known today

GLUTATHIONE HOLDS THE KEY TO MANAGING OVER 100 AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES KNOWN TODAY

Autoimmune diseases are on the rise, with more than 23 million people living with an autoimmune disease today in the U.S. alone. Because...

 
 
 
7 Drinks to Boost Your Immune System

7 DRINKS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

It's that time of year again: cold and flu season. Your immune system is a powerful, multi-tiered network of organs and cells that...

Leukopenia + 4 Natural Ways to Support Recovery

LEUKOPENIA + 4 NATURAL WAYS TO SUPPORT RECOVERY

When someone has low white blood cells present in their blood, this makes them very vulnerable to developing infections, viruses and...

 
 
 
The Best Supplements for a Flatter Tummy, According to People Who Tried Them

THE BEST SUPPLEMENTS FOR A FLATTER TUMMY, ACCORDING TO PEOPLE WHO TRIED THEM

"The label on Seed's probiotics says it'll help with digestion and metabolic and immune health. That right there signaled taking them...

New Cancer Vaccine Platform: Potential Tool for Effective Targeted Cancer Treatment

NEW CANCER VACCINE PLATFORM: POTENTIAL TOOL FOR EFFECTIVE TARGETED CANCER TREATMENT

New cancer vaccine platform discovered may offer effective cancer treatment by activating the human immune response against cancer...

 
 
 
Adorable or a danger? Therapy dogs spread superbugs sick kids, doctors warn

ADORABLE OR A DANGER? THERAPY DOGS SPREAD SUPERBUGS SICK KIDS, DOCTORS WARN

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore were suspicious that the dogs might pose an infection risk to kids with weakened immune...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Nobel Prizes, Duchenne Steps, Guardant's IPO & More

BIO ROUNDUP: NOBEL PRIZES, DUCHENNE STEPS, GUARDANT'S IPO & MORE

Cancer immunotherapy is all the rage these days. The idea of harnessing the immune system to treat cancer has sparked billions of dollars...

FDA Approves Roche Drug For All Hemophilia A Patients, But Rivals Loom

FDA APPROVES ROCHE DRUG FOR ALL HEMOPHILIA A PATIENTS, BUT RIVALS LOOM

The treatment landscape for hemophilia is changing fast, and today marks a turning point. The FDA has just cleared Roche to sell its...

 
 
 
Nobel Medicine Prize Honors Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers Allison & Honjo

NOBEL MEDICINE PRIZE HONORS CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY PIONEERS ALLISON & HONJO

[ Updated 11:45 am ET Oct. 1 with comments from press conference ] Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer has transformed the...

 
 
 
New cancer vaccine can teach the immune system to 'see' rogue cells

NEW CANCER VACCINE CAN TEACH THE IMMUNE SYSTEM TO 'SEE' ROGUE CELLS

One woman treated with the vaccine, which teaches the immune system to recognise rogue cells, saw her ovarian cancer disappear for...

American and Japanese immunologists are awarded Nobel Medicine Prize

AMERICAN AND JAPANESE IMMUNOLOGISTS ARE AWARDED NOBEL MEDICINE PRIZE

The pair were honoured 'for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation,' the Stockholm-based Nobel...

 
 
 
James P. Allison And Tasuku Honjo Win 2018 Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

JAMES P. ALLISON AND TASUKU HONJO WIN 2018 NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE

The work of the two scientists centers on harnessing the immune system to arrest the development of cancer.

ALTERATIONS IN GUT BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL MICROBIOMES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH BACTERIAL KERATITIS, AN INFLAMMATORY DISEASE OF THE HUMAN EYE

Abstract Dysbiosis, or imbalance in the gut microbiome, has been implicated in auto-immune, inflammatory, neurological diseases as...

 
 
 
Honeydew: 10 Honeydew Benefits + How to Choose a Ripe Melon

HONEYDEW: 10 HONEYDEW BENEFITS + HOW TO CHOOSE A RIPE MELON

Although it's often confused with cantaloupe - or just called “melon” so not to make a distinction - honeydew is actually a nutrient-rich,...

PERSONALIZED CANCER VACCINE REPRESENTS NEW APPROACH TO TREATING HER2-POSITIVE TUMORS

More than a decade ago, scientists at the National Cancer Institute began investigating the idea of using patients' own immune cells...

 
 
 
Urine Liquid Biopsies Could Help Monitor Bladder Cancer Treatment: Study

URINE LIQUID BIOPSIES COULD HELP MONITOR BLADDER CANCER TREATMENT: STUDY

The immune cells in the urine of bladder cancer patients accurately reflect those in the tumour environment, stated study.

Akrevia Launches with $30M for Next-Gen Cancer Immunotherapy

AKREVIA LAUNCHES WITH $30M FOR NEXT-GEN CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY

What does the second generation of cancer immunotherapy look like? For Tim Clackson, president of a new biotech launching today, it...