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eBook Cytokines and infection: Target for therapy (Issues in infection) epub
  • ISBN: 0904052435
  • Genre: No category
  • Publisher: Cambridge Medical Publications (1997)
  • Pages: 28 pages
  • ePUB size: 1279 kb
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During HIV-infection specific cells of the immune system become targets of the virus and secrete in response several inflammatory factors as cytokines and chemo- kines.

During HIV-infection specific cells of the immune system become targets of the virus and secrete in response several inflammatory factors as cytokines and chemo- kines. The effect of antiretrovirals on cytokines' levels seems contradictory. In vivo effect of two first-line ART regimens on inflammatory mediators in male HIV patients. Background Persistent immune activation and inflammation are lying behind HIV-infection even in the setting of ART mediated viral suppression. The purpose of this study is to define the in vivo effect of two first-line ART regimens on certain inflammatory mediators in male HIV patients.

Induced expression of cytokines has also been found in the CNS during brain injury and infection, contributing . We discuss the challenging issues in the field, and argue that the convergence of new optical and non-optical methods will be necessary to overcome these challenges.

Induced expression of cytokines has also been found in the CNS during brain injury and infection, contributing to the immunological processes at this "immunologically privileged" site. Furthermore, increasing evidence points to the potential involvement of cytokines in the induction and modulation of an array of neurological diseases ranging from Alzheimer's disease to chronic fatigue syndrome.

Cytokines are protein mediators involved in essentially all important biological processes including immunity, cell proliferation and inflammation, wound healing and repair, cell migration, fibrosis and angiogenesis.

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PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Cytokine release syndrome, also known as an infusion reaction, is a form of systemic inflammatory response syndrome that arises as a complication of some diseases or infections, and is also an adverse effect of some monoclonal antibody drugs, as well.

Severe cases have been called cytokine storms.

Cytokines regulate a variety of inflammatory responses, including the migration of immune cells to the locus of infection, which is a crucial step in containing a localized infection and preventing it from becoming systemic

Cytokines regulate a variety of inflammatory responses, including the migration of immune cells to the locus of infection, which is a crucial step in containing a localized infection and preventing it from becoming systemic.

Human parvovirus B19 infection has been associated with various clinical manifestations of a rheumatic nature such as arthritis, fatigue, and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), which can persist for years after the acute phase. The authors have demonstrated recently that acute B19 infection is accompanied by raised circulating levels of IL-1β, IL-6, TNF-α, and IFN-γ and that raised circulating levels of TNF-α and IFN-γ persist and are accompanied by MCP-1 in those patients who develop CFS.

Drugs that target the cytokines TNFα, IL-6, and IL-1 are currently licensed for treatment of R. a. Differences in infections and tuberculosis.

Drugs that target the cytokines TNFα, IL-6, and IL-1 are currently licensed for treatment of RA. The drug dosages and relevant key phase III studies in RA are shown in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.

Nonregulatory Issues Impacting . Development of Vaccines Against Emerging Infectious Diseases. Reports from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) repeatedly highlighted the importance of market issues in addressing vaccine availability. Emerging infectious diseases present special problems with regard to vaccine development. A 1992 IOM report highlighted the unfavorable ratio between profits and risk of failure, and the risks of potential liability claims for injuries or deaths attributed to vaccine administration (Lederberg et a. 1992).

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