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Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and operant-behavioral therapy (OBT) both effect clinically meaningful improvements in pain intensity and...


Essential Tremor: Disability Associated with Essential Tremor: Clinical, Functional, and Psychosocial


It is too bad so many people erroneously believe that the flu shot can “cause” flu. There is no possible way the injectable influenza vaccine can cause influenza. It is a dead piece of protein that mimics the whole influenza virus and simply boosts your antibody armies to recognize and fight the influenza strain more effectively.


Five Immunoassays Detecting Techniques The five items of immunoassays mainly include the detection of immunoglobulin G, immunoglobulin A, immunoglobulin M, alexin C3 and alexin C4. The changes of immunoglobulin and alexin play a vital role in the occurrence and progression of kidney disease.


Takeda agreed to fork over $8 million initially to Resolve as the startup works toward the start of first human studies in 2013 for the lead compound, RSLV-132, a nuclease Fc fusion protein. The deal includes backup compounds as well. And if planned Phase 1b/2a work for the front runner goes as hoped, Takeda could use its exclusive option from the deal and take over global development and commercialization of the compound, leading to up to $247 million in development payments to Resolve.

Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is chronic malignant lymphoproliferative disorder which is a type of non Hodgkin lymphoma. It is characterized by elevated blood viscosity due to increases immunoglobulin M (IgM) and bone marrow lymphocytic infiltrates


Figure 6 Class III lupus nephritis showing a case with typical spectrum and pattern of positive immunofluorescence staining. Abbreviations: IgA, immunoglobulin A; IgG, immunoglobulin G; IgM, immunoglobulin M; KLC, kappa light chain; LLC, lambda light chain; C1q, complement 1q; C3c; complement 3c.

from Stanford News

Stanford researchers show how we make antibodies

"Stanford researchers describe how the human body creates different classes of antibodies" by Elizabeth Svoboda is very exciting to me! I'm hoping that with these immune advances, science and medicine will be able to find ways to eliminate all autoimmune diseases! Hey, a girl can dream! :)

11 Most Natural Powerful Antibiotics