immune systems

Immunotherapy: ‘Killer’ cells get boost in fight against cancer

Recent research may have just revealed a way to make a highly successful form of immunotherapy available to thousands of people with cancer. An innovative approach helps ‘killer’ immune cells attack cancer cells. In the wake of the Nobel Prize in Physiology of Medicine being awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their […]

Bacteria In Soil, Shower Heads Can Pose Threat (NTM)

  Bacteria In Soil, Shower Heads Can Pose Threat Study finds tall, thin women may be more vulnerable to the bacterial lung infection ‘NTM’ DENVER, CO — Tall, thin women face a greater risk of infection with nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), an organism closely related to those that cause tuberculosis, according to researchers at National Jewish […]