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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.
Chemists say they have identified a gene that appears to play a key role in the development of type 1 diabetes

Chemists say they have identified a gene that appears to play a key role in the development of type 1 diabetes

Link between C-reactive protein, heart disease and stroke

Link between C-reactive protein, heart disease and stroke

New immunotherapeutic approach against anthrax

New immunotherapeutic approach against anthrax

Process behind cellular export of iron may help to explain human hemochromatosis

Process behind cellular export of iron may help to explain human hemochromatosis

Discovery may provide a new target to treat sepsis

Discovery may provide a new target to treat sepsis

Air pollution thickens the blood and boosts inflammation

Air pollution thickens the blood and boosts inflammation

Further evidence for the role of cyclooxygenases (COX) in heart-disease risk

Further evidence for the role of cyclooxygenases (COX) in heart-disease risk

Scientists examine the role of small sputum macrophages in the widespread disease chronic obstructive bronchitis

Scientists examine the role of small sputum macrophages in the widespread disease chronic obstructive bronchitis

Mutated gene may provide better idea of how cancer develops and progresses

Mutated gene may provide better idea of how cancer develops and progresses

New hope for millions of patients suffering from liver damage (cirrhosis)

New hope for millions of patients suffering from liver damage (cirrhosis)

Compounds in Christmas trees could help treat arthritis and pain

Compounds in Christmas trees could help treat arthritis and pain

Animal model helps explain how AIDS virus spreads throughout the body following oral exposure

Animal model helps explain how AIDS virus spreads throughout the body following oral exposure

New research may lead to treatments for atherosclerosis

New research may lead to treatments for atherosclerosis

Understanding the signals that delay the spread of follicular lymphoma could provide new therapeutic targets

Understanding the signals that delay the spread of follicular lymphoma could provide new therapeutic targets

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

Scientists have uncovered a significant new link in the chain of immune system events through which estrogen prevents bone loss

Scientists have uncovered a significant new link in the chain of immune system events through which estrogen prevents bone loss

Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms

Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms

Research has identified Dectin-1 as the beta-glucan receptor on immune cells

Research has identified Dectin-1 as the beta-glucan receptor on immune cells

Researchers discover new mechanism responsible for blood vessel tumors that cause facial deformities

Researchers discover new mechanism responsible for blood vessel tumors that cause facial deformities

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise