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Heroic effort lands firefighter in hospital with flesh-eating bacteria

...locally.It's most likely to occur in someone whose immune systems are already compromised, such as diabetics, cancer...conditions."But it can occur in people with good immune systems," he said.Mullins advised not dismissing a cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-14/heroic-effort-lands-firefigh
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/medical-college-geor
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
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
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
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
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-
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
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