Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTWhat are brown recluse spiders and what do their bites look like? Is it possible to prevent being bitten and what treatments are available? Find out here.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists at the University of Basel discovered a fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new review suggests tuberculosis could trigger autoimmunity, after finding tuberculosis bacteria 'trick' the immune system into damaging the lungs.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTTestosterone. It's often lauded as the hormone that makes males bigger, bolder, stronger.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTPeople who consume more than two soft drinks a day - even those with artificial sweeteners - are twice as likely to develop diabetes, a new study shows.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTA Canada-US study led by Luis Barreiro, a professor at the University of Montreal's Department of Pediatrics and researcher at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, has demonstrated that...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTEvery year, more than 350 million people in over 120 countries contact dengue fever, which can cause symptoms ranging from achy muscles and a skin rash to life-threatening hemorrhagic fever.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThousands of new immune system signals have been uncovered with potential implications for immunotherapy, autoimmune diseases and vaccine development.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTLive imaging study shows cancer cells hijacking toxic DNA weapons that neutrophils use to trap and kill pathogens to promote metastasis.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudy suggests zebrafish might teach us how to tackle Alzheimer's disease: Patients with Alzheimer's or other neurodegenerative diseases progressively loose neurons yet cannot build new ones.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTA new meta-analysis finds a new class of drugs used to treat inflammation in autoimmune diseases may also be an effective treatment for depression.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTTwo subtypes of Crohn's - colon-like and ileum-like - have been discovered in colon tissue samples, which could translate to new therapeutic strategies.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTA study led by researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) affiliated to the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), shows that L-arginine, an amino acid that is consumed...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the University of Cambridge have taken the first step towards developing a new form of treatment for type 1 diabetes which, if successful, could mean an end to the regular insulin...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA drug that is used to treat multiple sclerosis - alemtuzumab - has been found to reverse some of the physical disability caused by relapsing-remitting MS.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland revealed that a recently described T cell subset may have a central role in the development of type 1 diabetes.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTTargeted, next-generation sequencing assay detects rejection by measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA levels in recipient's plasma, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTParents of children with food allergies may think they also have an allergy to certain foods. The reality is, only 28 percent of parents test positive.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTFor the past decade, Richard Spritz's lab at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has been searching for potential causes of vitiligo, an autoimmune disease that gives rise to patches...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTMeasles is an extremely contagious disease that can cause serious health outcomes in children.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTImmunotherapy has shown promising results in first and second line treatment of metastatic bladder cancer in two phase II trials presented at the ESMO 2016 Congress in Copenhagen.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTA phase III trial of patients with head and neck cancer reveals the immunotherapy drug nivolumab greatly extended survival, compared with chemotherapy.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA significant number of trials of targeted therapies and immunotherapies in recent years show suboptimal reporting of adverse events, particularly the reporting of recurrent or late toxicities and...
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTDespite it's popularity, some individuals experience an allergic reaction to cinnamon. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments for this allergy.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTVaccination during pregnancy can protect women, foetuses and newborn children against infectious diseases - especially in developing countries.