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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.
Flu raises risk of heart attacks

Flu raises risk of heart attacks

Research uncovers how viruses outsmart the immune system

Research uncovers how viruses outsmart the immune system

Geneva researchers highlight new way to control tumor progression

Geneva researchers highlight new way to control tumor progression

Neuroscientist wins NIH grant to find whether pear- or apple-shape physique is best for our brains

Neuroscientist wins NIH grant to find whether pear- or apple-shape physique is best for our brains

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

KAIST scientists identify cellular mechanism for severe viral hepatitis

KAIST scientists identify cellular mechanism for severe viral hepatitis

Researchers unravel key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Researchers unravel key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Macrophage nanosponges offer promising solution for effectively managing sepsis

Macrophage nanosponges offer promising solution for effectively managing sepsis

Lactic acid bacteria can offer protection against subtypes of influenza A virus

Lactic acid bacteria can offer protection against subtypes of influenza A virus

Researchers reveal pathological mechanisms in congenital myotonic dystrophy

Researchers reveal pathological mechanisms in congenital myotonic dystrophy

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

Chemotherapy-generated debris from dead and dying cancer cells can stimulate tumor growth

Chemotherapy-generated debris from dead and dying cancer cells can stimulate tumor growth

Anti-aging protein could be used as target for rejuvenating cells in the immune system

Anti-aging protein could be used as target for rejuvenating cells in the immune system

Study elucidates how lymphocytes regulate immune response after heart attacks

Study elucidates how lymphocytes regulate immune response after heart attacks

‘Chemo brain’ may start as tumors form and develop, suggests study

‘Chemo brain’ may start as tumors form and develop, suggests study

Biologists resolve immune protein structure to provide insight into pathogen-defense strategies

Biologists resolve immune protein structure to provide insight into pathogen-defense strategies

Scientists identify biomarkers that predict risk of death in Ebola patients

Scientists identify biomarkers that predict risk of death in Ebola patients

Brain astrocytes could play key role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease

Brain astrocytes could play key role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease

UCR-led research discovers that human protein could be used to treat sepsis

UCR-led research discovers that human protein could be used to treat sepsis

Scientists uncover mechanism that prevents tumor growth in melanoma

Scientists uncover mechanism that prevents tumor growth in melanoma