New evidence shows cytotoxic T cells can identify, invade, and destroy targets of large mass like T. gondii tissue cysts

CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes can kill host cells infected with various microorganisms as well as single individual cancer cells through direct cell-to-cell contact, but their ability to destroy a target of large mass remains unexplored. A study in The American Journal of Pathology provided novel evidence on the capability of the immune system to eliminate large parasite-filled cysts associated with […]

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'Freak' snowboarding accident left woman with torn pancreas, large scar

Snowboarding accident splits woman’s pancreas in half Sophie Gillett was determined to get back in the gym after her horrific injury and is now connecting with others on Instagram about their surgeries and scars. A snowboarder who five years ago survived a freak accident that caused her pancreas to split in half is back in the gym and spreading a body […]

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