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Teach the T Cells: Learned Immunosuppressive Placebo Responses in Renal Transplant Patients

Teach the T Cells: Learned Immunosuppressive Placebo Responses in Renal Transplant Patients

After organ transplantation or chronic inflammatory autoimmune diseases, patients depend on immunosuppressive medication for the rest of their lives, which can cause severe side effects. A recent study published in the¬†Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) suggests that learned immunosuppressive placebo responses increased efficacy of immunosuppressive medication […]