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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.
Measles re-emerging globally

Measles re-emerging globally

UCLA researcher designs ways for immune cells to 'outsmart' solid tumors

UCLA researcher designs ways for immune cells to 'outsmart' solid tumors

Sexual orientation affects skin cancer risk in the USA

Sexual orientation affects skin cancer risk in the USA

Promising HIV vaccine fails in a large-scale clinical trial

Promising HIV vaccine fails in a large-scale clinical trial

Harmful genetic mutations in healthy donors' stem cells may create problems in AML patients

Harmful genetic mutations in healthy donors' stem cells may create problems in AML patients

Study reveals cellular cross-talk between regulatory T cells and fibroblast cells in pancreatic cancer microenvironment

Study reveals cellular cross-talk between regulatory T cells and fibroblast cells in pancreatic cancer microenvironment

Health officials urge children to get flu jabs this season

Health officials urge children to get flu jabs this season

Adding post-transplant chemotherapy to standard treatment improves remission of allogeneic transplant patients

Adding post-transplant chemotherapy to standard treatment improves remission of allogeneic transplant patients

New method for discovering potential cancer-treating compounds

New method for discovering potential cancer-treating compounds

Study: TBK1 protein promotes cancer development, suppresses immune response to the disease

Study: TBK1 protein promotes cancer development, suppresses immune response to the disease

Improving the efficiency of antiangiogenic and antifibrotic drug for treatment of lung cancer

Improving the efficiency of antiangiogenic and antifibrotic drug for treatment of lung cancer

Inhaled immunosuppressant could improve prognosis of lung transplant patients

Inhaled immunosuppressant could improve prognosis of lung transplant patients

Bio–nano interactions help kill deadly microbes

Bio–nano interactions help kill deadly microbes

Study provides first data on infectious risk in children exposed to non-TNFi biologics and tofacitinib

Study provides first data on infectious risk in children exposed to non-TNFi biologics and tofacitinib

Extending Medicare coverage of transplant drugs would benefit patients, reduce healthcare costs

Extending Medicare coverage of transplant drugs would benefit patients, reduce healthcare costs

National effort to develop implantable bio-artificial kidney achieves key milestone

National effort to develop implantable bio-artificial kidney achieves key milestone

New stem cell transplant lowers complications for patients with acute blood cancers

New stem cell transplant lowers complications for patients with acute blood cancers

Researchers propose genetic testing and continued management of identical twin kidney transplants

Researchers propose genetic testing and continued management of identical twin kidney transplants

Measles wipes out other immune memories

Measles wipes out other immune memories

TB is not a life-long infection in most people

TB is not a life-long infection in most people