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News tag: antibodies


Therapy using antibodies reduces 300-fold HIV viral content

10 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A major breakthrough in the scientific world seems to end the long string of failed attempts at combating the virus causing AIDS, as scientists announced the first successful human study using antibody therapy which has been specifically designed to block the key viral protein receptor needed to infect human blood…


Antibodies linked to phychosis in children

1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Two antibodies have been linked with triggering episodes of psychosis in children, a study found. The study offers support to a long standing belief that auto-immune disorders have a significant role in psychiatric illnesses. The role of antibodies is to defend the body against bacterial, viral, and other pathogens, but…


New ten antibodies help destroy cancer tumors

22 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Helping in the battle against cancer are new 10 antibiotics that work by taking oxygen away from cancer tumors, new study explains. The antibodies inhibit the body’s vessel formation close to the tumor, resulting in cutting it away from oxygen and nutrient supply. So far, researchers at Aarhus University in…