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  • n  a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
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  • Berkeley BioSciences, Inc. Launches New Formulation of ActivaMune Diindolylmethane DIM Natural Immune Booster ...
    Berkeley BioSciences, Inc. has launched a new formulation of natural immune system booster, ActivaMune, based on a breakthrough discovery by the Chairman of the Nutritional Sciences Department and the NIH Director of Cancer Research at UC Berkeley regarding the compound Diindolylmethane (DIM) from broccoli which has been discovered to potently activate the immune system. (PRWeb June 27, 2013 ...
    June 27, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Your HIV Test: What to Expect
    You'd think people infected with HIV would want to know it. After all, they'll have the virus for the rest of their lives, as it affects the immune system's T cells and potentially leads to AIDS. But alarmingly, about one in five people living with HIV in the U.S. don't even know they're infected. How can this be? Perhaps people assume that such a significant virus would show obvious symptoms ...
    June 27, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
  • A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes
    Lawrence Steinman is a professor of neurology and neurological sciences, pediatrics, and genetics. (Credit: Stanford University) Most vaccines work by giving the immune system a crash course in how to attack bacteria or viruses. The goal is to protect against diseases -- think influenza , polio , and smallpox , which have collectively killed tens of millions of people in recent history. Now an ...
    June 27, 2013 - CNET

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