immunosuppress

immunosuppress

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˈprɛs)
vb
to inhibit (the body's immune response)
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Prochymal is truly an off-the-shelf stem cell product that is stored frozen at the point-of-care and in fused through a simple intravenous line without the need to type or immunosuppress the recipient.
According to researchers at Children's Hospital Bostonand the Immune Disease Institute (IDI), the immune system subdues the virus by watching for a single viral protein called LMP1, knowledge that has already helped suggest two new treatments for the EBV-fueled cancers seen in some immunosuppressed patients.
Acalculous cholecystitis is a form of acute cholecystitis seen more frequently in immunosuppressed and high risk patients.
Moreover, two potential reservoirs in Western societies have been proposed: farm and wild animals, particularly swine and game, and chronically immunosuppressed patients, who can carry high viral loads.
Other chapters cover the history of global infectious diseases and geopolitics; detection; infection prevention, outbreak, and curtailment; diagnostic tests and procedures; the immunosuppressed patient; migration and disease; and climate change and the distribution of diseases.
SCC skin cancer is increasing in incidence worldwide and the risk is particularly high in immunosuppressed individuals such as organ transplant recipients in whom rates are 100 times those of the general population.
This raises the possibility that the tuberculosis is causing an immunosuppressed state allowing the development of colorectal neoplasia.
Incidence of cancers in people with HIV/AIDS compared with immunosuppressed transplant recipients: a meta-analysis.
This finding by scientists co-funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis, brings physicians closer to optimizing the treatment of severely immunosuppressed individuals with HIV-TB co-infection.
WASHINGTON -- Perinatal outcomes were slightly, but not significantly, better in renal transplant recipients who were, immunosuppressed with cyclosporine, compared with those given azathioprine, according to findings from a study involving 59 pregnant women at a single research center.
Patients undergoing kidney transplantation were immunosuppressed post-transplant and their immunosuppressed state was maintained with a combination of tacrolimus (Prograf) and low-dose steroids.
"This molecule can then be used to simulate a suppressed immune system in such a way that it would get it acting against some deadly immunosuppressed and immunocompromised conditions like Aids and cancer, as well as in treating arthritis, respiratory, kidney and liver diseases," he told a Press conference at AGU, Salmaniya, yesterday.