Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTGranulomas are tissue nodules of immune cells that occur in diseases such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis and can damage many organs.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA team of scientists led by prof. Adrian Liston (VIB-KU Leuven) and prof. Isabelle Meyts (UZ Leuven - KU Leuven) were able to characterize a new genetic immunodeficiency resulting from a mutation...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTImmunotherapy has proven to be effective against many serious diseases. But to treat diseases in the brain, the antibodies must first get past the obstacle of the blood-brain barrier.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA clever new tuberculosis vaccine has shown promise in trials in mice. If it succeeds, it will be the first new TB vaccine in a century.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that a short session of moderate physical activity can reduce inflammation by activating a response at the cellular level.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAfter decades of research and countless control attempts, dengue fever - a mosquito-borne viral disease - continues to infect an estimated 390 million people around the world each year.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTTo find an effective vaccine against malaria it is crucial to test candidate vaccines on larger groups of people than previously thought - according to a new study published in PLOS Computational...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe bacteria that cause most cases of pneumonia worldwide secrete a toxin that helps them jump from one body to the next - with help from the hosts' immune defenses.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTLearn about the different types of white blood cells, their responsibilities, what a high level can indicate, and other imbalances of white blood cells.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAnti-NMDA receptor encephalitis is an inflammatory disease that affects the central nervous system.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTBasel-based doctors are on the trail of a possible connection between autoimmune diseases and infections: errors can occur when immune cells absorb certain proteins from pathogen cells.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTDiscovery could explain widespread acquired resistance among patients treated with immune checkpoint blockade drugs.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTFollowing a blood infection, the first class of antibodies produced by the immune system are IgM antibodies.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA bee vaccine developed in Australia is opening doors to new remedies for a range of other insect, plant and pollen allergies.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA novel vaccine that uses a weakened form of a malaria parasite has produced an effective immune response in humans, without any adverse side effects.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDeregulation and inhibition of the immune system contributes to cancer development.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University, Japan, report a new group of monocytes they call SatM.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe quest to understand a prolonged infection in an infant being treated for leukemia has led to the St.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn experiments on mice with a form of aggressive brain cancer, Johns Hopkins researchers have shown that localized chemotherapy delivered directly to the brain rather than given systemically may be...
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University, Japan have pinpointed a specific molecular events that could explain allergic reactions to air pollution.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTLearn more about pustular psoriasis, a condition where blisters appear on the top of reddened skin. This article looks at symptoms and treatment.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTFemale mice may be more susceptible to vaginal Zika virus infection during a specific stage of their reproductive cycle, researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology report in...
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe study, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with Public Health England, found that the fall in visits was biggest among young children (the age group that receives the...
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhy does sex exist when organisms that clone themselves use less time and energy, and do not need a mate to produce offspring?
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTPsoriasis is a common skin condition, but what is guttate psoriasis? Learn about the triggers of guttate psoriasis, its diagnosis, and similar conditions.