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Medical News Today: New antibacterial defense mechanism discovered in the nose

The human body has several built-in defenses that protect against illness, but some of these processes are still a mystery. Recent research reveals new insight into how the nasal airway works to protect us from bacteria. Researchers have found a new bacteria-fighting mechanism in the nose. A team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear developed and… Read More »

Medical News Today: New way to manipulate immune cells may treat cancer, autoimmune disease

Scientists have uncovered a new way to curb autoimmunity and stimulate the body to fight cancer. The method uses a previously unknown druggable pathway to manipulate immune cells. New research gives T cells a boost in the fight against cancer. The discovery concerns a molecule called tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4), which is already well-known to those who… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could blue light reduce blood pressure?

Exposure to blue light may help combat hypertension, according to a recent study. If the findings are replicated in a larger sample, blue light could provide a cost-effective and side effect-free intervention. Blue light may be the future of blood pressure treatment. The results of an investigation into the effects of blue light on high… Read More »