Navigation Links
Why recovery from flu may increase odds of bacterial infection
Date:2/18/2008

Previous work from this group of scientists, led by Tracy Hussell at Imperial College, London, showed that recovery from flu infection left mice unusually vulnerable to infection with pneumonia-causing bacteria. Components of these bacteria normally trigger receptors on immune cells in the lung. These signals result in the recruitment of other immune cells into the lung that help destroy the bugs. But in post-flu mice, these receptors were not triggered by bacteria and remained shut off for up to six months.

Shutting off bacteria-sensors may be the lungs way of protecting itself from too much inflammation. If so, other inflammation inducers such as environmental allergens might also cause long-term immune suppression in the lungs.


'/>"/>

Contact: Hema Bashyam
hbashyam@rockefeller.edu
212-327-7053
Journal of Experimental Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center, San Rafael
2. 4-Star Gen. Barry Mccaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Keynote Recovery Happens! Rally for Treatment: Wed., Sept. 5, 11 Am, State Capitol West Steps, Sacramento
3. Treating depression may improve recovery of heart rate variability following coronary syndromes
4. Recovery Resources Collaborates with Two Nonprofit Agencies for Children of Alcoholics Outreach Program
5. Joint NJ/NY Rally for Addiction Recovery to Be Hub of Events Nationwide
6. CRN Announces Syndication Launch for Recovery Talk Network
7. Altarum Wins $7 Million Contract to Provide Technical Assistance to the Access to Recovery Program
8. The First Mega-Shelter Arrangement in Oregon Created for Major Disaster Response and Recovery
9. Eli Lilly and Company Aids California Recovery Effort
10. Substance abuse practitioners ask what is recovery?
11. Low Levels of Good Cholesterol May Slow Stroke Recovery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... computer program could help doctors predict which patients might ... , The program, which assesses brain scans using ... security and passport control, has been developed by researchers ... funded by the Wellcome Trust, which used the software ... , Stroke affects over 15 million people each ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... and vegetables are often displayed in the popular ... also plenty of high-sugar foods. A new study ... is portrayed in children,s TV programmes as well ... dietary habits and weight status. , Steingerdur Olafsdottir,s ... in the popular Swedish children,s TV show Bolibompa. ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Parents and physicians concerned about an increase in ... can breathe a sigh of relief. According to a ... years worth of data from states with and without ... to increased use among adolescents. The study is published ... of Adolescent Health . , "Any time a ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor cells cannot ... axons. From the perspective of neural plasticity, Dr. ... in China observed the effects of functional electrical ... and expression of basic fibroblast growth factor and ... the infarct side. The researchers found that functional ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... shown to reduce seizures in patients with medication-resistant epilepsy ... an innovative electrode placement planning system developed by physicians ... seizures in nearly half of the implanted Rush patients ... news for a large portion of the nearly 400,000 ... can,t be controlled with medications and who are not ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 3Health News:High-calorie and low-nutrient foods in kids' TV 2Health News:RI Hospital physician: Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't increase use among adolescents 2Health News:Newly approved brain stimulator offers hope for individuals with uncontrolled epilepsy 2
... computers, detectors and radioactive substances called radioisotopes to produce ... heart and other organs//. What makes the procedure so ... required information without disturbing the normal bodily functions. ... diagnosis, it has been possible to identify any structural ...
... and other junk food, here's some good news - ... healthier//. ,Professor Jeff Pearson of Newcastle University's Institute ... the properties of a brown-coloured seaweed called Lessonia and ... parts of Norway and Scotland. ,The seaweed was ...
... of the main challenges faced by dentists since times immemorial ... satisfaction of their patients. The problem of missing teeth is ... simply old age. Traditionally, complete dentures have performed the job ... said that they were a compromise as far as the ...
... India's health indicators, describing them among the worst in ... revamp healthcare within the next decade//. ,Launching ... of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, he exhorted policy planners ... with its world-class health indicators had shown there was ...
... from Harvard Medical School is presenting a paper at ... American Academy of Otolaryngology being held September 25-28, 2005 ... ,This study had involved 514 adult patients with inflammatory ... The term inflammatory paranasal sinus disease is used to ...
... of bird flu that can occur any time given the ... storing stocks of bird flu vaccines and anti-viral drugs//. Even ... stock vaccines and anti-viral drugs for 20 million people. ... 100 people in Asia and killed about half of them ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chest Pain Can Be Identified By New Tracer Chemical 30 Hours After Pain Relief 2Health News:Medical Fraternity Urged To Revamp Indian Healthcare 2Health News:Age Can Changes Symptoms Of Sinusitis 2Health News:Increased demand for Bird flu anti-viral drug world wide 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. , Jan. 15, 2014  Celsion Corporation (the ... it has received commitments from institutional investors to purchase ... common stock in an at-the-market registered direct offering, led ... Company entered into definitive purchase agreements with these investors ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of ... to protect their most important business assets, intellectual ... ) Because of the highly-competitive nature ... one of the most litigious industry sectors of ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... GENEVA, Ill. , Jan. 15, 2014 The ... a Medical Fitness Center by the Medical Fitness Association, ... centers to achieve their full potential. The Cadence Fitness ... in the western suburbs and second in the Chicagoland ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 3
... WALTHAM, Mass. , July 21 Alere Inc. ... ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of ... health management, today announced that it will release its second quarter ... will also host a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. ...
... July 21 EndoChoice, Inc. today announced that it has moved ...  The new 30,000 square foot corporate headquarters is three times larger than ... , , ... a seamless move into our new corporate headquarters," stated EndoChoice CEO and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Alere Inc. Schedules Conference Call for 10:00 a.m. ET July 28, 2010 to Discuss Second Quarter 2010 Results 2EndoChoice® Triples Facility Space to Address Growing Customer Base 2
... The ICD-9-CM contains the numerical list of ... for your Palm or Pocket PC PDA ... Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) is based ... International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9). ICD-9-CM is ...
The focus of HandEchart Professional is to offer a practical and basic electronic patient record keeping system that anyone can learn in minutes....
Archimedes is an innovative specialty calculator. Forget having to remember complicated formulas, just enter the values and out come the results....
A handy, quick reference for physicians, nurses, and other health care providers treating cancer patients....
Medicine Products: