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Immune reactivities to peanut proteins, agglutinins, and oleosins

Immune reactivities to peanut proteins, agglutinins, and oleosins

Context: Certain individuals are sensitive enough to react to peanuts and peanut oil, sometimes with deadly effect. It is thus crucial to have an accurate testing methodology for the assessment of allergies and immune reactivities to peanuts and their components, such...

Metabolic diseases driven by immunoinflammation

Metabolic diseases driven by immunoinflammation

Inflammation is normally a protective response that is part of the immune system's reaction to infection. Chronic inflammation, on the other hand, is a sign that there is a breakdown in the immune response system, and leads to chronic inflammatory diseases. More and...

The Gut-Brain Axis: Autoimmune and Neuroimmune Disorders

The Gut-Brain Axis: Autoimmune and Neuroimmune Disorders

The human body is an incredibly complex system, and from time immemorial, humans have struggled to work out what the gut and brain have to do with health and whether the 2 are connected. The parallels between the gut’s and the brain’s immune systems are too...

Blood-based markers in autism spectrum disorders

Blood-based markers in autism spectrum disorders

A definitive test that is universally accepted for accurately diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) has yet to be developed. Because ASD results from a combination of genetic susceptibility and environmental factors such as infections, dietary proteins,...