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‘Missing self’ contributes to organ rejection after transplantation

Immune cells called natural killer cells contribute to organ rejection after transplantation because they miss “self” proteins on donor cells, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of JASN. A better understanding of this process may help clinicians prevent and treat organ rejection. Transplanted organs are recognized by the immune system of the… Read More »

Man dies after receiving AZ vaccine

A Tasmanian man in his 40s has died after receiving his first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, the state’s authorities have said. The 44-year-old man, who died in hospital last weekend, was a confirmed case of the very rare blood-clotting syndrome thrombosis with thrombocytopenia, known as TTS. He is the fifth Australian whose death… Read More »

Afghan forces retake provincial capital after Taliban incursion

It said some fighting was continuing on the fringes of Qala-e-Naw, capital of Badghis province, which borders the central Asian country of Turkmenistan. Insurgents had on Wednesday seized key government buildings in the city including police headquarters as part of a dramatic Taliban advance unfolding as foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan after a 20-year-long intervention.… Read More »

Scripps Health hit with class action suits after ransomware attack

Multiple class-action lawsuits have been filed in state and federal court against Scripps Health following the ransomware attack that took down its network this May. As reported by the San Diego Union-Tribune, all four of the cases make the same basic claim: that Scripps failed in its duty to protect patient information, subjecting patients to… Read More »