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From TheJournal.ie Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds Measles

Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds

The research found that the measles virus deletes part of the immune system’s memory.

From TheJournal.ie 'Strong evidence' that tattoo ink can seep into our bodies with toxic elements, say scientists Immune System

'Strong evidence' that tattoo ink can seep into our bodies with toxic elements, say scientists

Only the tiniest, nano-scale particles made it into the lymph nodes, researchers found.

From TheJournal.ie New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births Immune System

New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births

The researchers used advanced statistical modelling to examine pregnancy in precise detail.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity scientists discover how cancers 'hoodwink' the immune system to help them Cancer Study

Trinity scientists discover how cancers 'hoodwink' the immune system to help them

A molecule in the body called TRAIL can be ‘re-wired’ in tumours to promote growth of cancer cells

From TheJournal.ie We can now add 'third hand smoke' to the reasons smoking is dreadful for our health Not Good For You

We can now add 'third hand smoke' to the reasons smoking is dreadful for our health

Third hand smoke (THS) refers to the sticky residue from tobacco smoke that clings to walls and furniture.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel' Breakthrough

Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel'

New research could help train the immune system to target tumours.

From TheJournal.ie Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system Take Charge

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system

It can be as simple as breathing in and breathing out.

Thousands of people wore yellow yesterday to support this sick little boy

Seth Lane was born without an immune system, and asked people to wear yellow to cheer him up.

From TheJournal.ie Living with Lupus: Attacked by your own immune system Paint It Purple

Living with Lupus: Attacked by your own immune system

October is Lupus Awareness Month.

From TheJournal.ie New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia Living Drug

New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia

The treatment was found to work in 88 percent of patients, say the New York scientists undertaking the project.

From TheJournal.ie Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year Health

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.

From TheJournal.ie Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize Nobel Prize

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Three scientists, including Bruce Beutler, pictured, have been named as the winners of the Nobel prize for medicine following their research into the immune system.