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Cytokine is a substance that is made by cells of the immune system. Some cytokines can boost the immune response and others can suppress it. Cytokines can also be made in the laboratory by recombinant DNA technology and used in the treatment of various diseases, including cancer.
Review provides new understanding of cytokine mediated effects on inflammatory disorders

Review provides new understanding of cytokine mediated effects on inflammatory disorders

Maternal infections during pregnancy may alter genes key to prenatal brain development

Maternal infections during pregnancy may alter genes key to prenatal brain development

Research findings hold promise to generate blood cell precursors from hPSCs

Research findings hold promise to generate blood cell precursors from hPSCs

Scientists identify molecules that may be key to drug resistance in estrogen-driven breast cancers

Scientists identify molecules that may be key to drug resistance in estrogen-driven breast cancers

Early treatment with stem cells can safely help recovery in stroke patients, study shows

Early treatment with stem cells can safely help recovery in stroke patients, study shows

Penn State researchers receive NIH grant to improve lives of people with peripheral arterial disease

Penn State researchers receive NIH grant to improve lives of people with peripheral arterial disease

Sex differences in microglia activity affect pain treatment, study finds

Sex differences in microglia activity affect pain treatment, study finds

Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to joint inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to joint inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Activated T-cells promote heart failure after heart attack

Activated T-cells promote heart failure after heart attack

Scientists reveal how gluten plays role in development of rare form of cancer for coeliac patients

Scientists reveal how gluten plays role in development of rare form of cancer for coeliac patients

Decoding the exposome through breath biomarkers

Decoding the exposome through breath biomarkers

Danish research may pave way for immunological treatment of cancer

Danish research may pave way for immunological treatment of cancer

Research may show new ways to repress inflammation at outset

Research may show new ways to repress inflammation at outset

Penn researchers find new way to track rare T cells in blood after annual flu vaccine

Penn researchers find new way to track rare T cells in blood after annual flu vaccine

HMS scientists listen to crosstalk between gut microbes and immune system

HMS scientists listen to crosstalk between gut microbes and immune system

New study reveals potential drug to combat life-threatening effects of COPD

New study reveals potential drug to combat life-threatening effects of COPD

Baby’s sex linked to pregnant women's immune responses, study shows

Baby’s sex linked to pregnant women's immune responses, study shows

Consuming whole grains has modest effects on gut microbiota and immune response, study finds

Consuming whole grains has modest effects on gut microbiota and immune response, study finds

New ‘release and kill’ strategy may shorten treatment periods for patients with tuberculosis

New ‘release and kill’ strategy may shorten treatment periods for patients with tuberculosis

Scientists show how immune receptor activated by bacteria contributes to diabetic bladder dysfunction

Scientists show how immune receptor activated by bacteria contributes to diabetic bladder dysfunction