Some parts of your immune
system, including your skin and mucous membranes, try hard to keep infections out.
Janko Nikolich-Zugieh of the Oregon Health and Science University in Beaverton, Ore., and his colleagues suspected that the immune
system plays an important role.
Although knowledge of the immunology of pregnancy has evolved tremendously over the past decade, many unanswered questions remain, such as how immune
function is altered during pregnancy and how this alteration may affect susceptibility to and severity of infectious diseases.
Most of the body's supply of these immune
system cells is in a quiet, relatively inactive stage most of the time.
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This diversity is important in disease progression, as viruses can become less susceptible to control by parts of the immune
system, much as they become resistant to drugs.
This initiative will support basic research to define the mechanisms of action by which the innate immune
system recognizes and responds to the food and waterborne eukaryotes classified as NIAID Category B priority protozoan pathogens ( Cryptosporidium parvum, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Toxoplasma, and Microsporidia) (http://www2.
And once they're on your skin or inside your airway, the allergens run into a group of specialized cells and organs, called the immune
Ever since cancer and its relationship to the immune
system were recognized, there has been interest in using the body's immune
system to combat malignant disease.
A vast number of natural products and therapies actively modify or stimulate immune
At about the same time, immune
studies showed that HIV-specific CD4 T cells could be found, especially in the newly infected and in those treated early after infection.
Yogurt may, in fact, be the ultimate health food by enhancing the immune
response in those who eat it regularly.