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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.
Extracts from coffee bean skins reduce fat-induced inflammation, insulin resistance in mouse cells

Extracts from coffee bean skins reduce fat-induced inflammation, insulin resistance in mouse cells

Study explores how macrophage specialization gets disrupted by liver disease

Study explores how macrophage specialization gets disrupted by liver disease

Findings could open up new research avenues into how heme tolerance occurs in humans

Findings could open up new research avenues into how heme tolerance occurs in humans

Texas Biomed researchers zeroing in on new way to target TB with $2.8 million NIH grant

Texas Biomed researchers zeroing in on new way to target TB with $2.8 million NIH grant

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Vaping destroys lining and immune cells in the lung, says study

Vaping destroys lining and immune cells in the lung, says study

Fat-filled immune cells found in victims of vaping illness

Fat-filled immune cells found in victims of vaping illness

Vapor from e-cigarettes may impair the cells that line the lungs

Vapor from e-cigarettes may impair the cells that line the lungs

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Researchers find diverse immune cell profiles, roles in breast cancer resistance to immunotherapy

Researchers find diverse immune cell profiles, roles in breast cancer resistance to immunotherapy

Removing tumor's protective wall could help boost the effects of cancer treatments

Removing tumor's protective wall could help boost the effects of cancer treatments

Researchers target cancer's protective barrier

Researchers target cancer's protective barrier

UC San Diego researchers identify new therapeutic approach to kill cancer cells

UC San Diego researchers identify new therapeutic approach to kill cancer cells

Discovery of molecular mechanism behind spread of leishmania infection

Discovery of molecular mechanism behind spread of leishmania infection

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Researchers make scientific breakthrough regarding Leishmania virulence strategy

Researchers make scientific breakthrough regarding Leishmania virulence strategy

Whole body vibration helps reduce inflammation, thanks to the gut microbiome

Whole body vibration helps reduce inflammation, thanks to the gut microbiome

Whole body vibration adjusts the microbiome and immune cells to deter inflammation in diabetes

Whole body vibration adjusts the microbiome and immune cells to deter inflammation in diabetes

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Extracellular vesical microRNAs from fat cells can disrupt disposal of cholesterol

Extracellular vesical microRNAs from fat cells can disrupt disposal of cholesterol