Saturday, November 6, 2010

Viruses and Your Immune System Antibodies

Landmark research from Medical Research Council Lab of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge UK: Viruses are the number one killer of human beings, responsible for twice as many deaths each year as cancer. Viruses are, however, among the hardest of all diseases to treat. Until now it was thought that antibodies could only reduce infection by attacking viruses outside living b ody cells or by blocking the entry of viruses into the cells. Studies by Dr. Leo James has shown that antibodies are able to fight viruses from wtihin infected cells.

(Editor. A Cure for the Common Cold?

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