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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.
Unique form of chronic sinusitis found in older patients

Unique form of chronic sinusitis found in older patients

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Research reveals novel approach to suppressing chemotherapy-induced tumor growth

Research reveals novel approach to suppressing chemotherapy-induced tumor growth

Unconventional T cells may account for failure of IL-17 inhibition in rheumatoid arthritis

Unconventional T cells may account for failure of IL-17 inhibition in rheumatoid arthritis

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis

Kanazawa University researchers unravel link between inflammation and cancer

Kanazawa University researchers unravel link between inflammation and cancer

Scientists investigate potential of nanomaterials to activate the body's antitumor immune response

Scientists investigate potential of nanomaterials to activate the body's antitumor immune response

Stress related pathway instrumental in controlling function of immune cells

Stress related pathway instrumental in controlling function of immune cells

Russian scientists identify molecular 'switch' that could be target for treatment of allergic asthma

Russian scientists identify molecular 'switch' that could be target for treatment of allergic asthma

Adolescents who use cognitive reappraisal had better metabolic measures, shows study

Adolescents who use cognitive reappraisal had better metabolic measures, shows study

Maryland researchers receive grant to study the brain-to-gut connection in schizophrenia

Maryland researchers receive grant to study the brain-to-gut connection in schizophrenia

Using nanocarrier-delivered microRNA to target sepsis

Using nanocarrier-delivered microRNA to target sepsis

New method could improve outcome of leukemia patients receiving stem-cell transplants

New method could improve outcome of leukemia patients receiving stem-cell transplants

Lipid that helps keep skin cell turnover on track may aid in psoriasis

Lipid that helps keep skin cell turnover on track may aid in psoriasis

Live probiotics can change existing gut flora and alter immune response

Live probiotics can change existing gut flora and alter immune response

Game-Changers in Western Blotting and Protein Analysis

Game-Changers in Western Blotting and Protein Analysis

Researchers evaluate efficacy of salivary biomarkers for early detection of oral cancer

Researchers evaluate efficacy of salivary biomarkers for early detection of oral cancer

Balanced production of pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines at two years of age protects against malaria

Balanced production of pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines at two years of age protects against malaria

Grieving spouses with sleep problems have increased risk of chronic immune activation

Grieving spouses with sleep problems have increased risk of chronic immune activation

Scientists discover biomarkers for Zika-related birth defects

Scientists discover biomarkers for Zika-related birth defects