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This is a good question. The first answer is that there are antibody therapeutics for cancer. These fall into two categories which I will call therapeutic and immunotherapy (this is not typical naming but, keeping it simple they will do). Therapeutic antibodies are designed to bind to an enzyme or signalling protein that will weaken the tumor ...


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Doctors sometimes use "open-label placebos" - substances that have no known physiological effect on the treated disease, but have been associated with symptoms improvement in some studies. Open-label means doctors openly tell people it's placebo. The example is treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Doctors use not only fake drugs, but also real drugs as ...


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Q: The report indicated the patient was awake seconds after the spray was administered to both nostrils. If this is true, how does it work so fast? This is possibly an exaggeration, although intranasal Narcan can have a rapid clinical response time: Tania Mieke Robertson, Gregory W. Hendey, Geoff Stroh & Marc Shalit, Intranasal Naloxone Is a Viable ...


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While you’re correct that NK cells are often activated (in part) by the absence of MHC-I, they require other signaling events to become fully activated: The Molecular Mechanism of Natural Killer Cells Function and Its Importance in Cancer Immunotherapy. Paul & Lal. Frontiers in Immunology. 2017. Activating Receptors on NK Cells Lack of MHC ...


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