X-linked SCID: What is the best treatment for “Bubble Boy” Disease?

X-linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (X-linked SCID) is the most common form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency; a disorder of the immune system where the body produces very few T cells and Natural Killer (NK) cells. X-linked SCID patients are unable to mount effective antibody responses to antigens they may come into contact with.  X-linked SCID is […]

New study finds Platelet Activating Factor to be pivotal in anaphylactic shock

A new study published in 2013 has suggested that Platelet Activating Factor (PAF) to have a crucial role in anaphylactic shock, and could be used as a drug target. Anaphylactic shock is an extreme allergic reaction which can be caused by a number of stimuli, including food, drugs and insect bites. It causes severe and […]