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Immune System (INACTIVE)

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  • Activia, DanActive yogurt buyers to receive refunds in false advertising settlement

     
    Saturday Night Live has spoofed Activia yogurt and its advertisements featuring actress Jaime Lee Curtis hawking the yogurt that supposedly... er, um ... loosens things up for those who eat it. But Dannon Co., which makes Activia, is going to......
  • John Lennon's son Julian 'saddened' over death of the real 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'

     
    The real life woman -- Lucy Vodden -- who inspired the Beatles' song "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds," has died after a years-long battle with lupus. Vodden died at age 46 at St. Thomas' Hospital in London. A young......
  • Cocaine vaccine shows promise

     
    A vaccine to treat cocaine dependence yielded good results in a phase-2 clinical trial and will be tested next year in a larger study, researchers reported today. The cocaine vaccine is not intended to prevent addiction but instead is designed......
  • Scientists get closer to making safe patient-specific stem cells

     
    Scientists are a big step closer to their long-term of goal of creating patient-specific stem cells that are safe to use and don???t require the destruction of embryos. Induced pluripotent stem cells ??? also known as iPS cells ??? are......
  • Passing cancer from mother to baby

     
    Infants can inherit a lot of things from their mothers ??? curly hair, high cheekbones, slender fingers. And, scientists now show, cancer. Doctors have long believed that it was possible for babies to contract cancer in utero. The medical literature......
  • Rodent of the Week: How to mend a broken heart

     
    The promise of stem-cell therapy is that researchers might be able to grow cells into specific tissue or organs that can replace or repair damaged parts. Researchers at Duke reported progress this week in developing a tissue patch that can......
  • Depressed pregnant women respond more strongly to flu viruses

     
    Depressed pregnant women respond more strongly to the seasonal flu vaccine, producing higher levels of potentially damaging cytokines--a finding that could help explain why pregnant women have about six times the normal risk of hospitalization and...
  • Websites misconstrue safety of H1N1 flu vaccine, experts say

     
    Several websites have popped up where people can report adverse events they experience after receiving a H1N1 flu vaccination. Looking at those sites suggests that the vaccine is very dangerous, but the sites are portraying a warped view of what......
  • Lupus drug Benlysta passes second crucial test

     
    Benlysta, a new drug designed specifically to treat systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly called simply lupus, has passed a second clinical trial, paving the way for it to become the first new treatment approved for lupus in 50 years. Its maker,......
  • Questions, with answers, about H1N1 (swine flu)

     
    Who should get the H1N1 vaccine? Pretty much everyone, health officials say, assuming a person hasn't already had the H1N1 flu. But don’t go elbowing to the front of the line just yet. With limited vaccine supplies available, some groups......
  • Tsk, Kellogg. Did you think no one would notice?

     
    -- First came the bold statement. On boxes of Rice Crispies and Cocoa Crispies was the claim: "Now helps support your child's immunity." (The whole thing was in a bright yellow banner, with "immunity" rivaling the size of the product......