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Use of Anti-malaria drug in Leukemia

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have evidence that an anti-malaria drug sensitizes a high-risk subtype of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) to treatment with a promising class of targeted drugs, raising hopes for more effective therapy. The findings appeared online this week in the journal Clinical Cancer Research.

Insights of Inflammatory bowel diseases

The immune system counters pathogenic microbes and toxins in the environment. The system comprises innate (non-specific) and adaptive (acquired) immunity. When innate immune cells recognize pathogens, the adaptive immune system is called into action. There are two types of adaptive immune responses: humoral immunity mediated by antibodies produced by B cells, and cell-mediated immunity mediated by T cells, a type of white blood cell.

FDA Approves First 7T MRI System for Clinical Use in U.S.

The US Food and Drug Administration cleared the first seven tesla (7T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device, more than doubling the static magnetic field strength available for use in the United States. The Magnetom Terra is the first 7T MRI system cleared for clinical use in the United States.