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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.
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

Cell therapy may be alternative strategy for treatment of chronic kidney disease

Cell therapy may be alternative strategy for treatment of chronic kidney disease

Tiny implantable 'tea bag' senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin

Tiny implantable 'tea bag' senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin

New screening method could catch organ rejection much earlier without a biopsy needle

New screening method could catch organ rejection much earlier without a biopsy needle

A new approach towards future treatment of diabetes

A new approach towards future treatment of diabetes

Fibrosis-targeting drugs may benefit patients with late-stage, metastatic breast cancer

Fibrosis-targeting drugs may benefit patients with late-stage, metastatic breast cancer

New resource-based approach to improve HIV care in low- and middle-income countries

New resource-based approach to improve HIV care in low- and middle-income countries

Genetic testing can help personalize diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, study shows

Genetic testing can help personalize diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, study shows