The ultimate goals are to create a simple blood test that could tell who is more likely to experience a protracted recovery -- right after surgery or maybe even before -- and to hunt treatments that might alter the immune reaction
One of the researchers suggested that first solid foods might overstimulate the immune system, but it is unknown how that would affect the complex immune reaction
that results in type 1 diabetes.
Of the total 129 participating laboratories, 120 laboratories (93%) reported it as a systemic immune reaction
(inflammation), whereas 6 laboratories (4.7%) found the presence of monoclonal proteins.
Many experts believe the disease is the result of an abnormal immune reaction
to a virus or bacterium.
Scientists suspect that TRALI, which occurs when people have an adverse immune reaction
triggered by antibodies in donor blood, is caused by blood from people who have been exposed to a variety of blood groups.
Gene therapy appears to partially correct hemophilia in dogs while avoiding an immune reaction
that can destroy the life-saving replacement clotting factor used to treat the disease.
And second, it disingenuously ignores the likelihood that such uses of cells from these sixty lines are likely to be clouded by the inevitable problem of immune reaction
, a problem that has already cast a pall over the injection of novel genes or embryonic cells in medical practice.
Cocaine caused an immune reaction
called the 'complement cascade' which destroys cells by building complexes of proteins on their membranes, making them burst.
All this makes the immune reaction
that much stronger.
Infection, specific foods or an immune reaction
may also cause it.
When researchers treated both cell groups with a synthetic component mimicking a viral presence, the adult immune cells reacted by secreting substances involved in immune reaction
against viruses (interferon-gamma) and killed cells infected with virus, while cells from newborns could not do this or were impaired in performing this function.