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Immunosuppression involves an act that reduces the activation or efficacy of the immune system. Some portions of the immune system itself have immuno-suppressive effects on other parts of the immune system, and immunosuppression may occur as an adverse reaction to treatment of other conditions.
Scientists discover gene that predicts arthritis severity

Scientists discover gene that predicts arthritis severity

Scientists support viability of potential way to reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

Scientists support viability of potential way to reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

New clues may lead to rapid detection of sepsis

New clues may lead to rapid detection of sepsis

Scoring system based on PIRO helps predict mortality in surgical ICU patients with severe sepsis

Scoring system based on PIRO helps predict mortality in surgical ICU patients with severe sepsis

Customising T-cells for cancer immunotherapy

Customising T-cells for cancer immunotherapy

Some tumors use two levels of protection against immune system, shows study

Some tumors use two levels of protection against immune system, shows study

Researchers discover cascade of immune processes linked to poor outcomes in aggressive breast cancer

Researchers discover cascade of immune processes linked to poor outcomes in aggressive breast cancer

Researchers find new method to treat severe asthma

Researchers find new method to treat severe asthma

Expectant mothers may use RA drugs without increased health risks to unborn babies

Expectant mothers may use RA drugs without increased health risks to unborn babies

Scientists successfully graft neural precursor cells into spinal cords of syngeneic pigs with no immunosuppression

Scientists successfully graft neural precursor cells into spinal cords of syngeneic pigs with no immunosuppression

Gene therapy offers potential cure for patients with lipoprotein lipase deficiency

Gene therapy offers potential cure for patients with lipoprotein lipase deficiency

Research leads to new potential treatment for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Research leads to new potential treatment for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

New implantable device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen

New implantable device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen

Study: Transplanted livers have a protective effect and reduce potential for organ rejection

Study: Transplanted livers have a protective effect and reduce potential for organ rejection

Analysis reveals decreasing trend in infection-related mortality among kidney transplant recipients

Analysis reveals decreasing trend in infection-related mortality among kidney transplant recipients

Researchers successfully graft human neural stem cells into monkeys with spinal cord injuries

Researchers successfully graft human neural stem cells into monkeys with spinal cord injuries

Opioid users have increased risk of invasive pneumococcal diseases

Opioid users have increased risk of invasive pneumococcal diseases

Prostate cancer’s gene-determined ‘immune landscape’ dictates tumor progression

Prostate cancer’s gene-determined ‘immune landscape’ dictates tumor progression

New first line combination therapy shows promising results in patients with advanced NSCLC

New first line combination therapy shows promising results in patients with advanced NSCLC

Study provides insights on mechanisms involved in tolerance after kidney transplantation

Study provides insights on mechanisms involved in tolerance after kidney transplantation