The researchers say their new discovery could be used to design better vaccines and to gain a deeper insight into autoimmune diseases and allergies.
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Researchers have discovered a subtype of immune cells that contribute to allergic reactions and anaphylaxis, providing a drug target.
Using sugar molecules researchers have developed a new vaccine for hay fever that may reduce treatment times and increase the effectiveness of treatments...
Contrary to previous notions that the receptor dectin-1 causes allergic reactions, new research from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found that it actually prevents this response, indicating new targets for allergy and asthma drugs.
Researchers have shown that by preventing loss of membrane asymmetry it's possible to control the immune response...