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Manipulation of immune response for sake of treating disease.
Immunotherapy involves the application of what are known as and overall immunotherapies can be distinguished into those that are suppressive of existing immune responses versus those that are activating.
Note that vaccination is included among immunotherapies, and that generally vaccination is activating of an immune response rather than suppressive. , too, can be treated via activation of immune responses.
Suppression of immune responses is relevant in the case preventing or in terms of addressing other hypersensitivities.