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Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the "IL6" gene. IL-6 is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine. It is secreted by T cells and macrophages to stimulate immune response to trauma, especially burns or other tissue damage leading to inflammation.
Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Using gene therapy to fight rheumatoid arthritis

Using gene therapy to fight rheumatoid arthritis

Manipulation of the body’s own natural killer cells to destroy cells containing the HIV virus

Manipulation of the body’s own natural killer cells to destroy cells containing the HIV virus

Phase 3 trial of Ceplene in acute myeloid leukemia meets primary trial endpoint

Phase 3 trial of Ceplene in acute myeloid leukemia meets primary trial endpoint

Radiologists use CT-Scans to inject gene therapy into tumors

Radiologists use CT-Scans to inject gene therapy into tumors

Study identifies key factor causing low iron and anemia in patients with infections and major inflammatory diseases

Study identifies key factor causing low iron and anemia in patients with infections and major inflammatory diseases

Experimental immune-boosting drug interleukin-2 helps HIV Patients

Experimental immune-boosting drug interleukin-2 helps HIV Patients

A new study is better defining the impact that stress and depression have on women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis

A new study is better defining the impact that stress and depression have on women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis

Cell associated with asthma linked to tobacco smoke

Cell associated with asthma linked to tobacco smoke

Bad hygiene may be good for you

Bad hygiene may be good for you

FDA approves advanced malignant melanoma drug

FDA approves advanced malignant melanoma drug

Vitamin C can reduce levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation and chronic disease

Vitamin C can reduce levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation and chronic disease