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Grant through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation moves up GRU cancer trials for kids

...which locally suppresses the immune system, was discovered by GRU Cancer...the father, from the mother's immune system. Johnson joined Mellor's lab...using IDO to evade the host's immune system.The new trial, if approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-09/grant-through-alexs-lemon
Georgia Regents University study looks to break stress-salt connection

...secrete the hormone and attempt to control for that impact, Harshfield said. Another arm of the study will examine the immune system, which is also affected by the hormone, he said.The problem of stress-sodium retention hypertension is particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-25/georgia-regents-university-s
What the government isn't telling Americans about Ebola outbreak

...index case follows a spectrum depending upon the initial infecting dose of the virus and the recipients our health and immune system. PROOF: NINA PHAM first came into contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan on Sept. 29 and developed a fever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/what-government-
A restored NIH budget is good for our health

...in their young lives;? finding one mechanism that protects a developing fetus from rejection by the mother's immune system, then figuring out that it's pirated by some tumors, and using that knowledge to fight tumors;? recognizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/restored-nih-bud
Tai chi classes might help arthritis

...Tai chi is calm," Nohe said. "One of the things is if you breathe deeply and signal your body to calm down, your immune system automatically clicks on. Even if they don't do it right, just experiencing that calm mentality (is beneficial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-10-09/tai-chi-classes-
Jadeveon Clowney says he will start Texans' preseason opener

...20 years and was diagnosed about six years ago with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a blood disease that weakens the immune system.He had surgery last fall to remove an abnormal growth behind his left ear. Doctors told him that they couldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-07/jadeveon-clowney-says-he-will
2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

...for Ebola, but several are under development, including ZMapp, made by Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. It boosts the immune system's efforts to fight the virus. The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency announced last month that it is providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-05/2nd-american-aid-worker-ebola-arriv
Toledo water contamination enters 3rd day

...But no serious illnesses had been reported by late Sunday. Health officials advised children and those with weak immune systems to avoid showering or bathing in the water. Amid the emergency, discussion began to center around how to stop the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-04/3rd-day-toledo-water-woes
Jadeveon Clowney vows he'll start Saturday

...20 years and was diagnosed about six years ago with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a blood disease that weakens the immune system. RAVENS: In his first game since his alleged domestic violence incident, Ray Rice ran for 17 yards on three carries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-07/jadeveon-clowney-vows-hell-st
PTSD can lead to heart disease

...images, he said.It can also lead to an increase in cell signals that promote inflammation and an overreaction of the immune system and can increase the risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease, Coughlin said. Those with PTSD tend to have higher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/ptsd-can-lead-heart-disease