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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.
Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Racial disparities found in pregnancy rates for kidney transplant recipients

Racial disparities found in pregnancy rates for kidney transplant recipients

Study could open a new era in transplantation medicine

Study could open a new era in transplantation medicine

Research seeks to fight organ rejection in kidney transplant patients

Research seeks to fight organ rejection in kidney transplant patients

Study reveals how aggressive prostate cancer metastasizes by evading the immune system

Study reveals how aggressive prostate cancer metastasizes by evading the immune system

Implanted device uses microcurrent to exercise heart muscle in cardiomyopathy patients

Implanted device uses microcurrent to exercise heart muscle in cardiomyopathy patients

Scientists identify mechanism that makes babies more likely than adults to die from sepsis

Scientists identify mechanism that makes babies more likely than adults to die from sepsis

Brigham team presents five-year follow-up results for face transplant patients

Brigham team presents five-year follow-up results for face transplant patients

Scientists move a step closer to developing targeted therapies for inflammatory diseases

Scientists move a step closer to developing targeted therapies for inflammatory diseases

Genetically eliminating TOX factors improves eradication of solid tumors in CAR T model

Genetically eliminating TOX factors improves eradication of solid tumors in CAR T model

Innovative transplantation technique helps find early signs of type 1 diabetes

Innovative transplantation technique helps find early signs of type 1 diabetes

Regeneration of severely damaged lungs using a interventional cross-circulation platform

Regeneration of severely damaged lungs using a interventional cross-circulation platform

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy

Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy

New chemical synthesis strategy leads to identification of novel, simpler derivatives

New chemical synthesis strategy leads to identification of novel, simpler derivatives

Air pollution increases risk for respiratory hospitalization among childhood cancer survivors

Air pollution increases risk for respiratory hospitalization among childhood cancer survivors

Researchers explore biological mechanisms behind obesity-cancer link

Researchers explore biological mechanisms behind obesity-cancer link

FDA approves new drug to treat adults with relapsing forms of MS

FDA approves new drug to treat adults with relapsing forms of MS

Combined immunosuppression may be effective, safe in treating older patients with Crohn’s disease

Combined immunosuppression may be effective, safe in treating older patients with Crohn’s disease