Milder flu, it’s all in the macrophagesRecruited to fight viral infections, immune cells called macrophages consume virus – infected cells to stop the spread of disease in the body. Now researchers have discovered at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, as to succumb to infection the macrophage. The promotion of this mechanism may be a way to accelerate healing of respiratory infections. The researchers discovered that a particular protein in the course of respiratory viral infections are produced to protect macrophages from an early death -.

You can find this study in the journal called influenza and other respiratory diseases, May edition.The study found that the onset of the pandemic in every country just about at the same time, also in Spain, happened just as the peak that occurred in November 1918. Continue reading

Work under the supervision of this research team UniSA medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology graduate and Adelaide University PhD student, Emma Beukema, since the the building has the virus for the project.

Intact.Myelin is a fatty a sheath a sheath for nerve fibers, such as axons known and allows the performance of nerve signals. Its loss through disease causes impairment of sensation, movement, cognition and other functions, depending on which nerves are affected. Continue reading