immune system

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Lynne Adkins
March 24, 2020 - 4:17 pm
You’ll need a good immune system to help you stay healthy during this coronavirus pandemic, and it all starts with what you eat. Read more here.
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2019 Nobel Prize winners in medicine are Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe and William G. Kaelin Jr.
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October 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
Two Americans and a British scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the body's cells sense and react to oxygen levels, work that has paved the way for new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases, the Nobel Committee said.
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Greg Manteufel pets his dog Ellie
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September 27, 2019 - 10:55 am
Greg Manteufel lost parts of his arms and legs, as well as the skin of his nose and part of his upper lip. The cause was capnocytophaga, a germ from his dog, Ellie's, mouth. Read more here.
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7-year-old Hannah Butt of Lancaster, PA is one of the patients who  took part in the trial.
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Lynne Adkins
March 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A skin patch could be used to protect kids from peanut allergies. Peanut allergies are common in kids and can be deadly. Doctors at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are part of a study testing a skin patch to reprogram a child's immune system so they can tolerate...
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The Nobel prize laureate in medicine or physiology 2018 is shown on the screen James P Allison, left, and Tasuku Honjo, during the presentation at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday Oct. 1, 2018.
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October 01, 2018 - 5:11 pm
(AP) — Two researchers from the U.S. and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that have revolutionized cancer care, turning the body's immune system loose to fight tumors in an approach credited with saving an untold number of lives. James Allison of the University of...
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