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Medical News Today: Gene sheds light on development of type 1 diabetes, autoimmune disease

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 02:00
Researchers probe a gene that appears fundamental to the development of autoimmunity, revealing new clues into why the immune systems targets the body's own tissue.

Medical News Today: HPV vaccination of boys as well as girls: study quantifies benefit

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 00:00
A new study partly supports vaccinating all boys against HPV and adds evidence of wider cancer benefit for both sexes, if girls have a higher uptake of injections.

Medical News Today: Quitting smoking at time of angioplasty may improve outcomes, study finds

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 23:00
Patients who quit smoking at the time of undergoing angioplasty for chest pain or heart attack may benefit more from the procedure than patients who continue to smoke.

Medical News Today: Gene activity varies by season, study finds

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 23:00
A new study finds the activity of almost a quarter of our genes and the composition of immune cells in blood and fat varies by season.