Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a medical term defined as the "treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response". Immunotherapies designed to elicit or amplify an immune response are classified as activation immunotherapies, while immunotherapies that reduce or suppress are classified as suppression immunotherapies.

Read more about Immunotherapy:  Immunomodulators, Suppression Immunotherapies

Other articles related to "immunotherapy":

Sublingual Immunotherapy Versus Subcutanous Immunotherapy - Safety
... Sublingual immunotherapy is found to have a better safety profile than subcutaneous immunotherapy since the local side effects caused by sublingual immunotherapy contrasted with the possible ...
Secreted Frizzled-related Protein 1 - As A Drug Target - Immunotherapy
... Immunotherapy is a treatment used to produce immunity to a disease or enhance the resistance of the immune system to an active disease process, such as ... that Wnt and Fz receptors may be attractive targets for immunotherapy and drug therapy of HNSCC ...
Immunotherapy - Other Approaches - Helminthic Therapies
... That helminths modulate host immune response is proven, as the core assertion of the hygiene hypothesis appears to have been, with the recent publication of a study demonstrating that co-evolution with helminths has shaped at least some of the genes associated with Interleukin expression and immunological disorders, like Crohn's, ulcerative colitis and Celiac Disease ... Much of the research that has been published now indicates a key role, for what have been traditionally regarded as disease causing organisms, so that their relationship to humans as hosts should not be classified as parasitic, rather as mutualistic, symbionts ...
Sublingual Immunotherapy
... Sublingual immunotherapy involves putting drops or tablets of allergen extracts under the tongue of a patient with allergic reactions and then swallowing the ... Sublingual immunotherapy is commercialized and used in most European, South American, and Asian countries and in Australia ... Allergen immunotherapy is a medical treatment dedicated to allergic patients suffering from severe respiratory allergies that are insufficiently controlled by symptomatic treatments (anti-histamines ...
Sublingual Immunotherapy Versus Subcutanous Immunotherapy - Compliance
... There is no solid evidence that shows that patients on subcutaneous immunotherapy are more compliant than those on sublingual immunotherapy ... and contrary to the common belief, sublingual immunotherapy seems to encourage better patient compliance in clinical practice ... tracked individual prescriptions for sublingual immunotherapy and subcutaneous immunotherapy preparations in a representative German, nationwide database over several years and used ...