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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.
Researchers clarifiy role of Notch protein in T-cell development

Researchers clarifiy role of Notch protein in T-cell development

Breast cancer chemotherapy regimen associated with life-threatening complications

Breast cancer chemotherapy regimen associated with life-threatening complications

High levels of immunosuppressant may lead to tumor recurrence

High levels of immunosuppressant may lead to tumor recurrence

Cyclosporine inhalation solution (CyIS) significantly improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients

Cyclosporine inhalation solution (CyIS) significantly improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients

Donor age has no affect on long-term liver transplant survival

Donor age has no affect on long-term liver transplant survival

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent some cancers in people with HIV

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent some cancers in people with HIV

Novel anti-rejection protocol should allow major improvement efficacy and quality of life after intestinal and multivisceral transplants

Novel anti-rejection protocol should allow major improvement efficacy and quality of life after intestinal and multivisceral transplants

Canada puts in place a national plan to ensure an adequate flu vaccine supply

Canada puts in place a national plan to ensure an adequate flu vaccine supply

New combination of drugs results in fewer incidences of rejection in liver transplant patients

New combination of drugs results in fewer incidences of rejection in liver transplant patients

A new protocol for bone marrow transplants

A new protocol for bone marrow transplants

£20 million funding for stem cell research in the UK

£20 million funding for stem cell research in the UK

Inexpensive, simple urine test that could identify impending kidney failure

Inexpensive, simple urine test that could identify impending kidney failure

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

Missed opportunities for addressing HIV testing remain unacceptably high

Missed opportunities for addressing HIV testing remain unacceptably high