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This Is What Negativity Does To Your Immune System, And It's Not Pretty

<i>Can high levels of negative or unpleasant emotions cause brain damage? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Fabian van den Berg, on Quora:</b><p>“Brain damage is such a harsh term; it’s not like you will …

Eat These 10 Foods for a Healthy Immune System

Your immune system helps protect you from various infections and conditions, such as colds and influenza, and is an important part of preventing …

New brain map could enable novel therapies for autism and Huntington's disease - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

USC scientists have mapped an uncharted portion of the mouse brain to explain which circuit disruptions might occur in disorders such as Huntington's …

First US CRISPR gene editing trial in humans seeks approval

The federal committee that monitors DNA experiments on humans will make its first judgment on a CRISPR case next week. The Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee is looking at a proposal from the University of Pennsylvania, which wants to use the gene editing technique. The plan is to harvest T-cells …

Probiotics on the brain: One gut microbe reverses autism-like symptoms in mice

Proving strength of the gut-brain axis, bacteria-laced drinks improve mouse behavior.<p>When making up your mind, going with your gut can be a safe bet. …

Neuroscience

A Scientist's Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

Sharon Belvin's nightmare with cancer began in 2004, when she was just 22.<p>Belvin was an avid runner but said she suddenly found she couldn't climb the stairs without "a lot of difficulty breathing."<p>Eventually, after months of fruitless treatments for lung ailments like bronchitis, she was diagnosed …

Immunotherapy

New immunotherapy against cancer wins the Kaye Innovation Award - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The importance of the body's immune system in protecting against the creation of cancerous tumors has been known for a long time. But despite the …

Using The Immune System To Attack Cancer

<i>Dr. David Berman is</i> <i>Senior Vice President And Head Of The Oncology Innovative Medicines Unit (IMED) at MedImmune.</i> <i>Prior to joining MedImmune, Dr. Berman was Vice President and Head of the Immuno-Oncology Exploratory Development Team at Bristol Meyers Squibb and held various leadership roles in early</i> …

Two-drug immunotherapy deemed safe for lung cancer patients, Moffitt study shows - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

TAMPA, Fla. (June 2, 2016) – Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) represents approximately 14 percent of all types of lung cancer. Many patients with SCLC …

New clues found to immune system's misfiring in autoimmune diseases - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A person’s genetic makeup plays a role in autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis that develop when the body is attacked by its own immune …

10 Potentially Game-Changing Cancer Immunotherapies You Should Be Following

There's arguably no scarier diagnosis for a patient to hear than cancer, which is a large reason why oncology is one of the most researched therapeutic indications by today's drugmakers.<p>In 2014, per <b>IMS Health</b>, global oncology sales tipped the scales at $100 billion for the first time ever. Based on …

Scientists Discover Hidden Switch In Our Immune System For Fighting Cancer

Our body is much better at fighting cancer than we give it credit for.<p>TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images<p>Researchers in Australia may …

Drug Used For Pain and Anxiety May Be Linked to Birth Defects

<i>Summary: A new study reports that pregnant women who take pregabalin, a drug commonly used to treat pain and anxiety, were three times more likely to</i> …

Immune drug for deadly skin cancer shows long-term survival

CHICAGO (AP) — A new kind of drug for the deadliest form of skin cancer helped some patients survive for at least three years, a study shows. It's a …

Cancer

U.S. FDA approves Roche's immunotherapy for bladder cancer

(Reuters) - Roche Holding AG won earlier-than-expected U.S. approval on Wednesday for its bladder cancer drug Tecentriq, the company’s first entry in a new class of cancer drugs that work by harnessing the body’s own immune system.<p>The logo of the Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen on a factory in …

A Study Shows That Too Much Folate In Prenatal Vitamins Can Lead To Autism

As if the risk of your child developing autism is not scary enough, a study pinpoints an association between the risk of developing an autism spectrum disorder and a crucial ingredient found in prenatal vitamins — folate.<p>Folate, or folic acid, is an important component in many biological reactions, …

There's a Buzzy New Cancer Treatment That's Showing Promising Results

Could this finally lead to a cure?<p>The immune system is your body's very own superhero: It hunts down infections and other illnesses that show up uninvited and attacks them like a boss. But every great superhero has an arch nemesis—and for your immune system, that villain is cancer. That’s because …

On the Brink of Breakthroughs in Diagnosing and Treating Autism

There’s a popular saying in the autism community: “<p>If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Although this phrase is …

Here’s how gut microbes train your immune system to dodge disease

Gut dwellers signal immune cells to stay calm and dial down inflammation.<p>Where would we be without our gut microbes? Most likely, we’d be in the …

Immune System

Radiation and immunotherapy combination can destroy both primary and secondary tumors

The addition of an immune system-strengthening compound to radiation therapy can extend the radiation therapy-induced immune response against the …

The list of cancers being taken down by immunotherapy keeps growing

NEW ORLEANS – New immunotherapy drugs are showing significant and extended effectiveness against a broadening range of cancers, including rare and …

Cancer

Immunotherapy for Non

The American Cancer Society medical and editorial content team <br>Our team is made up of doctors and master's-prepared nurses with deep knowledge of …

Sleeping Immune Cells Can Be ‘Woken Up’ to Fight With the Most Deadly Cancers

Cancer cells are now able to disable the immune cells that are capable of killing them. The switch is meant for much more innocent reasons, such as …

It's the immune system's response to flu that's the killer

Thousands of older people could be saved each year if doctors tame the body's immune system response to flu, rather than targeting the virus itself.<p>A study, led by Yale University, found it was the inflammation caused by white blood cells fighting the infection that was the main culprit for fatal …

Richard Moskowitz, M. D. – The Case Against Immunizations

Richard Moskowitz, M. D. – Image source DoctorRMosk.com<p>For the past ten years or so, I have felt a deep and growing compunction against giving …

A Burden of Guilt – Learning About Vaccine Dangers the Hard Way

I carry a burden of guilt with me. I will carry this guilt until the day I die. I damaged my children. I was stupid, arrogant, and naive, and my …

Vaccination

ER Nurse Exposes Scandalous Vaccine Reaction Cover-Up

This is a factual narrative that details an E.R. nurse’s experiences with adverse vaccine reactions. This is not about being for or against vaccines, …

Editor In Chief Of World’s Best Known Medical Journal: Half Of All The Literature Is False

Tips On Overcoming Sleep Problems During Pregnancy<p>Published<p>23 hours ago<p>on<p>July 3, 2018<p><i>Getting a Good Night’s Sleep in the Third Trimester is a</i> …

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AUTISM Is Now Disclosed and Acknowledged as an Adverse Event Reported for Use of DTaP Vaccine

There’s widespread and growing lack of confidence in the safety of vaccines . . . Kennedy et al. (2011) report that 77% of U.S. parents surveyed have …