Fear of Immune Response to Induced Stem Cells Overstated

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Scientists report that induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) have a similar immune response in mice as embryonic stem cells (ES).

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Maggots Secretions Suppress Immune Response

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Researchers have figured out how fly larvae works as a healing balm that’s been used by battlefield surgeons for centuries to close wounds.

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Researchers Use Body’s Immune System to Fight Cancer

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New research points suggests that DNA sequences from tumor cells can also be used to direct the body’s immune system to attack cancer cells, according to scientists from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, who published their findings in the journal Nature on February 8th.

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