Class of immune cells involved in MS indentified

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Class of immune cells involved in MS indentified

Postby MSUK » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:15 pm

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Scientists have identified a class of cells in mice, which determines the activity of their immune system against the pathogenic cells and the cells of their own tissues.

The opening will lead to new methods of combating cancer and autoimmune diseases in humans, according to the journal Nature.
According to the authors of this study, the discovery will deal with autoimmune diseases like lupus, type I diabetes, multiple sclerosis and others. Vaccines, used nowadays in order to intensify or strengthen the immune system to fight cancers, and thanks to this work they will have a longer duration of action. This, in turn, will significantly enhance the effectiveness of such methods in cancer therapy.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1100
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