Tag Archives: antigen

Fetus hoists up Flag

During pregnancy mother and child close a non-aggression pact. For quite a while we know details about the control of the mother's immune system. Now researchers show how the control of an astonishing mature defense of the fetus functions works. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Bubbles against Cancer

Diagnostics and therapy all in one go? What's working with cardiac catheters, for sure works with tumors as well. Synthetic blebs and gold constructs provide for clear vision in ultrasound - and then wipe out the rogue tissue. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Just one Drop of Blood…

Bye bye, vein tap! In the future, a sting in the finger tip might be enough. After five seconds of analytics, the attached computer supplies the prognosis - from one drop of blood only. Whether it's the threat of a heart attack or diabetes is just around the corner - more...

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About Sperm, Hosts and other Allergens

What do sex and church services have in common? Both might cause an allergy. Allergologists know a whole bunch of such rare hypersensitivities playing hardly any role in practice. But for the individual, they can be a catastrophe. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Cancer – the Story of a Comeback in Europe?

The increased life expectancy in Europe causes the increase of cancer to rocket sky-high - since 2004, with 3,000 cases the number increased to more than 3.2 million new cancer cases in 2006. In an up-to-date publication, oncologists warn: Beware this time bomb! Does more...

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Antibiotics against Stroke

Stroke, an infectious disease? Not really. But all the same, germs play quite a role here. Important enough for some physicians in Berlin to start giving antibiotics as a prophylaxis to safe more stroke patients' lives. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel
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