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Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics | The Augusta Chronicle

...unique clinical trial at Georgia Regents University Cancer Center is targeting the way pancreatic cancer eludes the immune system, offering hope for better survival. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events...

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Green tea lozenge helps dry mouth

...in chemotherapy, or from diseases such as diabetes or an autoimmune disease called Sjogren's syndrome, where the immune system mistakenly attacks the salivary glands.EGCG and other green tea extracts seem to quiet the autoantigens that provoke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/green-tea-lozenge-helps-dry-
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...AIDS Conference that starts today in Melbourne, Australia.HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, which destroys the immune system. The World Health Organization estimates 35 million people globally have the virus. In the United States, 1.1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th
Immunotherapy promising for cancer

...different approaches, using the immune system to target cancer and block the...Yervoy) take brakes off the immune system's natural cancer-fighting...that tumors exploit to evade the immune system and many of the other researchers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-18/immunotherapy-promising-canc
New drug starts at GRU Cancer Center

...IDOs role in circumventing the immune system in 1998 as a mechanism by which...protected from the mother's immune system.The enzyme's role in helping cancer evade the immune system was elucidated by the team in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-28/new-drug-starts-gru-cancer-c
AstraZeneca rejects sweetened Pfizer takeover bid

...access to promising assets, particularly in immuno-oncology, new types of cancer drugs that work by boosting the immune system.Analysts say the deal also gives Pfizer tax advantages. They estimate Pfizer has earned and held $30 billion to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-02/astrazeneca-rejects-sweete
Georgia Regents University liver cancer vaccine promising

...away after birth; however, the immune system is still trained to recognize...make it look foreign and get the immune system to attack it, He said. The trick...make it different enough that the immune system will react, but not different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-29/georgia-regents-university-l
Lupus links patients, physician

...disease has had a big effect on her medical career, though. Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks different tissues and organs, so it can have a wide range of symptoms and severity.Machua was in her fourth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-13/lupus-links-patients-physici
Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...the problem, Dhandapani said. For instance, researchers used to believe there was little interaction between the immune system and the brain and other parts of the nervous system, but they now know that is not true, he said."Now what we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-23/blast-injuries-can-be-subtle
GRU cancer vaccine attacks tumors

Firing up the immune system to attack a tumor while also thwarting...immunotherapy platform. Trying to induce the immune system to attack the tumors has been tried...failed" because while T cells in the immune system could be trained to recognize the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-12/gru-cancer-vaccine-attacks-t