Infections

Professor Ranjeny Thomas
University of Queensland researchers have developed a world-first vaccine-style therapeutic approach to treat rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating disease affecting…
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Vaccination against Rheumatoid Arthritis: proof-of-concept to bring Balance to the Light Side

By equating Infection with the Dark Side, Autoimmunity with the Light Side, and Inflammation as the amoral Force, I'm obviously pronouncing my belief that the Star Wars religion holds both sides as extremists, its doctrines resembling more a eastern philosophy revolving around "yin-yang" balance, rather than a western linear battle between good and evil. You know what this means? The franchise can go on and on and on ...

This gets more geeky. Plotting the Skywalker family tree revealed so far, the Midiclorians coding for a Dark Side phenotype follows a recessive X-linked Mendelian inheritance, no?


The immune system exists in a delicate equilibrium between inflammatory responses and tolerance. This unique feature allows the immune system to…
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The Dark Side follows Mendelian recessive X-linked inheritance!
Now that I have your attention, this is a equally geeky immune article to follow on my previous post, which you wouldn't otherwise click on😉

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