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A macrophage is a type of white blood cell that surrounds and kills microorganisms, removes dead cells, and stimulates the action of other immune system cells.
Dietary protein overload linked to increased atherosclerosis risk

Dietary protein overload linked to increased atherosclerosis risk

A high-protein diet and elevation in the amino acid leucine may contribute to buildup of plaque in arteries

A high-protein diet and elevation in the amino acid leucine may contribute to buildup of plaque in arteries

Husker research duo selected as Phase 1 winners in the NIH's Targeted Genome Editor Delivery Challenge

Husker research duo selected as Phase 1 winners in the NIH's Targeted Genome Editor Delivery Challenge

Breaking through new research barriers with iPSC technology

Breaking through new research barriers with iPSC technology

Fluid-filled lung sac found to be the hub for virus-eating cells

Fluid-filled lung sac found to be the hub for virus-eating cells

Magnesium's pivotal role in slowing aging's impact

Magnesium's pivotal role in slowing aging's impact

Never-before-documented genetic disorder causes rare lung disease

Never-before-documented genetic disorder causes rare lung disease

RvT4 molecule boosts the body's defenses against atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients

RvT4 molecule boosts the body's defenses against atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Study links specific inflammatory markers to increased cancer risk

Study links specific inflammatory markers to increased cancer risk

"Cleaning cell" dysfunction explains unequal diabetes risk in obesity

"Cleaning cell" dysfunction explains unequal diabetes risk in obesity

New points-to-consider in the diagnosis, treatment of systemic hyperinflammatory syndromes

New points-to-consider in the diagnosis, treatment of systemic hyperinflammatory syndromes

Rice scientists identify promising new immunological pathway to treat breast cancer bone metastases

Rice scientists identify promising new immunological pathway to treat breast cancer bone metastases

Dietary carotenoids may reduce risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, study suggests

Dietary carotenoids may reduce risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, study suggests

Metabolic syndrome linked to higher osteoarthritis risk, UK Biobank study finds

Metabolic syndrome linked to higher osteoarthritis risk, UK Biobank study finds

Important discovery could lead to novel treatment for obesity

Important discovery could lead to novel treatment for obesity

Prior mycobacterium exposure remodels immune cells, impacting tuberculosis defense

Prior mycobacterium exposure remodels immune cells, impacting tuberculosis defense

Unlocking the anti-inflammatory secrets of bergamot byproducts

Unlocking the anti-inflammatory secrets of bergamot byproducts

GRK2: A new target for inhibiting macrophage infiltration and angiogenesis in rheumatoid arthritis

GRK2: A new target for inhibiting macrophage infiltration and angiogenesis in rheumatoid arthritis

Fruit fly research solves human disease and fuels new cancer immunotherapy approach

Fruit fly research solves human disease and fuels new cancer immunotherapy approach