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Immune System (INACTIVE)

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  • It's a wonderful gift for saving a life

    It's a wonderful gift for saving a life
    The announcement Thursday of a surprise gift to the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center was straight out of a Frank Capra movie. Our unassuming hero performs a good deed in the natural course of events and is rewarded many years later. The story...
  • Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.

    Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.
    First of two parts At first, the experimental shampoo looked like a putrid salad dressing. Its oil and its water just couldn't get along. They separated in the bottle and, over time, the shampoo took on an ugly brown hue. The team at Avalon Organics,...
  • Food allergies are nothing to laugh about

    Food allergies are nothing to laugh about
    Questions remain about the causes and recent increases in the number of children and adults with food allergies. The fact that such allergies are very common in the United States, Canada, Europe and other industrialized countries around the world,...
  • Suddenly, the bees are simply vanishing

    The dead bees under Dennis vanEngelsdorp's microscope were like none he had ever seen. He had expected to see mites or amoebas, perennial pests of bees. Instead, he found internal organs swollen with debris and strangely blackened. The bees' intestinal...
  • Goji taunts North American farmers

    Goji taunts North American farmers
    Can it be that goji, the supposed legendary miracle fruit of ancient Tibet, is being grown in Dinuba? Nothing is surprising when it comes to this tiny orange berry. Virtually unknown in the United States five years ago, it is now seemingly everywhere,...
  • Vaccines for drug addiction show promise

    Vaccines to help people recover from such addictions as nicotine, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines now appear scientifically and medically achievable after doctors reported Monday that a vaccine to treat cocaine dependence had produced a large...
  • Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests

    Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests
    Obesity appears to be a risk factor on a par with pregnancy for developing complications from an infection with pandemic H1N1 influenza, according to the most comprehensive look yet at swine flu hospitalizations. About a quarter of those hospitalizations...
  • New studies show why elderly weren't as likely to get swine flu--and warn about future outbreaks

     
    The elderly are normally the most susceptible to flu viruses, so it was something of a shock to find that they were largely spared in the recent waves of pandemic H1N1 influenza. Experts have speculated that their apparent resistance to......
  • Brand X Files: O.J.'s transgender prison posse. Tea party vigilantes. Brad Pitt's beard.

     
    Good morning Los Angeles! It's your Brand X round-up of news from around the Internet. O.J. Simpson, king of the queens: Simpson has transgender prison posse. (National Enquirer)The eight types of people to unfollow on Twitter or defriend on Facebook:...
  • High hopes for a malaria vaccine

    Each year, malaria kills more than 1 million people -- 90% of them in sub-Saharan Africa and 80% of them younger than 5 -- and makes 300 million people seriously ill. Major progress in controlling the disease has been made by the widespread adoption of...
  • CVS agrees to $2.8-million settlement with the FTC

     
    Pharmacy chain CVS Caremark Corp. will repay about $2.8 million to consumers who bought a dietary supplement that was falsely marketed as a product that can prevent illness, the Federal Trade Commission said today. AirShield tablets and powders were...