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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.
Researchers identify genes linked to death from sepsis in mice

Researchers identify genes linked to death from sepsis in mice

Single-cell encapsulation technology can protect transplanted MSCs from immune attack

Single-cell encapsulation technology can protect transplanted MSCs from immune attack

Special blood test may predict relapse risk for breast cancer patients

Special blood test may predict relapse risk for breast cancer patients

Long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors is essential to maintain bone health

Long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors is essential to maintain bone health

Using popular anticonvulsant drug to thwart inflammation

Using popular anticonvulsant drug to thwart inflammation

Large doses of traditional chemotherapy drug spur immune system attack on cancer cells

Large doses of traditional chemotherapy drug spur immune system attack on cancer cells

New target identified for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

New target identified for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Study provides new insight into development of asthma

Study provides new insight into development of asthma

First safe, reliable, noninvasive way to monitor rheumatoid arthritis

First safe, reliable, noninvasive way to monitor rheumatoid arthritis

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Researchers find way to reinvigorate exhausted immune cells and stop cancer

Researchers find way to reinvigorate exhausted immune cells and stop cancer

Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI

Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI

Virus employs powerful strategy to inhibit natural killer cell function

Virus employs powerful strategy to inhibit natural killer cell function

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

Disease-modifying therapy for Alport syndrome still remains an unmet need

Disease-modifying therapy for Alport syndrome still remains an unmet need

Fibrinogen a key player in health and disease, says new study

Fibrinogen a key player in health and disease, says new study

Researchers identify macrophages' pathway to nurture PTEN-deficient glioblastoma

Researchers identify macrophages' pathway to nurture PTEN-deficient glioblastoma

Chronic inflammation removes motivation by reducing dopamine in the brain

Chronic inflammation removes motivation by reducing dopamine in the brain

Scientific discovery may lead to a treatment for lupus

Scientific discovery may lead to a treatment for lupus