Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTWith the aid of thousands of skin biopsies and over a hundred kilograms of skin, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have observed how two subgroups of immune cell behave in healthy skin.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTDo the signs of HIV differ for men and women and what happens after the early stage? How is HIV transmitted and when are people contagious?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTUniversity of Tübingen researchers in collaboration with the biotech company Sanaria Inc.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at Trinity College Dublin have discovered how certain cancers hijack the immune system for their benefit, tricking it into helping rather than harming them.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research shows an association between the sex of the fetus and different immune responses in pregnant women. Pregnancy with girls may affect immunity.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTA new reactive vaccination strategy for future foot-and-mouth disease epidemics shows that significant cost savings can be achieved by accurately identifying our capacity to vaccinate - according...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTObesity, or a high fat diet, can lead to changes in the immune system similar to those observed with aging. That's what research published in Experimental Physiology suggests.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have discovered a molecular mechanism that could explain why allergies are less common in developing countries.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe flu and common cold are both common illnesses but for how long is there a risk of spreading them to others? How can people stop them from spreading?
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTPatients blighted by hay fever could markedly reduce symptoms for several years after a three-year course of treatment, but not after two years of treatment, researchers have found.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTFresh insights into how immune cells are regulated could signal a new approach to tackling infections.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe dry, cracked and itchy skin of atopic dermatitis patients is often colonized with Staphylococcus bacteria.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTImmunotherapies have revolutionized cancer treatment, offering hope to those whose malignancies have stubbornly survived other existing treatments.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from VIB, UGent, the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and several collaborators developed a new antiviral strategy to fight human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a leading...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTOnly one new drug has become available over the past 50 years for the estimated 1.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA drug first designed to prevent cancer cells from multiplying has a second effect: it switches immune cells that turn down the body's attack on tumors back into the kind that amplify it.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that obesity caused by a high-fat diet increases immune system T cells, resulting in inflammation that raises cardiovascular risk.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTPatients with Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, can also experience joint pain.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has discovered how a promising malarial vaccine target - the protein RH5 - helps parasites to invade human red blood cells.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from the National Institutes of Health find that cortisol levels detected in hair might be able to confirm a diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTResearchers have found that a diet rich in whole grains may raise levels of healthy gut bacteria and boost immune responses, compared with refined grains.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTChanges in immune cell composition in breast tissue links to future risk of developing breast cancer, suggesting a role in disease progression, says study.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat causes a fever, when does a fever need treatment, and what are the different ways to break a fever? Learn when a doctor should be called.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAustralian researchers are a step closer to understanding immune sensitivities to well-known, and commonly prescribed, medications.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTBladder dysfunction is a reality for about half of patients with diabetes and now scientists have evidence that an immune system receptor that's more typically activated by bacteria is a major...