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Energizing the immune system to eat cancer

Immune cells called macrophages are supposed to serve and protect, but cancer has found ways to put them to sleep. Now researchers at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania say they’ve identified how to fuel macrophages with the energy needed to attack and eat cancer cells. It is well established that macrophages […]

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Diet for a Crohn’s disease flare-up: 12 foods to eat

Crohn’s disease (CD) is a lifelong condition that causes inflammation and irritation along parts of the digestive tract. Like ulcerative colitis (UC), CD is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). A CD flare-up can trigger or worsen symptoms, such as: diarrhea bloating abdominal cramping and pain nausea loss of appetite Ongoing loss of appetite […]