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Immune System (INACTIVE)

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  • To fight inflammation with food

     
    Inflammation -- a ramped-up immune system -- seems to be linked to chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease, and even the very fact of aging. Some foods, it turns out, promote inflammation. Others damp it down. Shara Yurkiewicz,......
  • WHO recommends earlier treatment for HIV and a halt in use of Zerit

     
    In a sweeping revision of its guidelines for treating HIV infections, the World Health Organization said today that countries should begin drug treatment sooner, phase out the use of the antiviral drug stavudine and begin treating breastfeeding women. The...
  • Rodent of the Week: Implanted vaccine attacks cancer

     
    Several cancer vaccines that are delivered via injections or intravenous lines are in development. Another approach to a vaccine, however, is to implant a small disk containing cancer-fighting substances under the skin, according to researchers from...
  • 'House M.D.': Wilson's friendship put to the test again

     
    I admit that lately, I've been slightly underwhelmed by "House." I've felt that some of the hard-earned character development has been discarded in favor of advancing the plot, or as an easy means to an end. But tonight's episode, "Wilson,"......
  • Rodent of the Week: Germ exposure in pregnancy may benefit kids, study indicates

     
    The hygiene hypothesis is the idea that exposure to germs early in life builds a stronger immune system and lowers a child's risk of developing allergies and asthma. Another piece of evidence for that concept, published this week, shows that......
  • Wounded soldier's shattered pancreas gets replaced in a whole new way

     
    Six days before Thanksgiving, a 21-year-old Air Force enlistee, Tre Francesco Porfirio, was pulling duty in Afghanistan when three high-velocity bullets tore through his pancreas — the fist-size organ that produces insulin and enzymes we need to extract...
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows: Aretha Franklin sings in the season on 'Rachael Ray'

     
    The Early Show Last-minute gifts; holiday accessories; musician Dave Brubeck. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Steve Martin; military families; Today's Kitchen; Chanticleer; Ashlee Simpson-Wentz. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America...
  • Truth and lodging in Amsterdam

     
    Author Mark Haskell Smith went to the Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam to learn more about competitive marijuana growing, the subject of his next novel, "Baked"; he writes about his trip in today's book pages. He doesn't mention where he stayed.......
  • Monday's TV Talk Shows: Tom Brokaw visits NBC's 'Today'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Tom Brokaw; Willie Garson. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning......
  • Happy New Year, FDA! Now... resolve to regulate food package claims! *[Updated with photo of a 'misleading cake']

     
    [Updated, 11:35 a.m.: What the heck is the cake in that picture? It's a mock-up by the Center for Science in the Public Interest filled with wording of the kind seen on many food labels. The consumer advocacy group has......
  • Flu vaccine doesn't work in arthritis patients treated with rituximab

     
    Arthritis patients being treated with the drug rituximab should be given flu vaccinations immediately before treatment begins or several months later, but not in the first two months after treatment, Dutch researchers have found. The vaccine is not...