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HIV Vaccine

Scientists Took Another Step Towards Creating an HIV Vaccine

Scientific group of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University headed by Professor Andrei Kozlov published the results of a study devoted to the...
HIV-associated heart disease, robots, dementia and stroke, fatty liver, stroke, sleeping sickness, Sight Loss

HIV Doubles Heart Disease Risk

Analysis of global figures reveals that HIV-associated cardiovascular disease has more than tripled in the past 20 years as more people are living longer...
kidney transplant

Stanford Researchers Team up to Fight Common Viral Infection in Kidney...

Organ transplants save lives, but the immune-suppressing drugs needed to protect a transplant leave the recipient susceptible to potentially deadly infections like cytomegalovirus, or...
vaccines for infants and newborns

Immune Discovery Should Lead to Improved Vaccines for Infants and Newborns

Scientists have just identified a class of ‘danger signals’ that are highly efficient at triggering an immune response in infants and newborns. They believe...
autoimmune diseases

Watching the Immune System in Action Reveals What Happens When Things...

The technology has already been used to look at immune cells involved in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis, and could provide valuable insights...
tuberculosis

Scientists Discover How Vitamin A Drives the Lung Immune System to...

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital, Dublin, have discovered how vitamin A drives the lung immune system to deal with tuberculosis...
multidrug-resistant pathogens

Quick Identification of Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens

If doctors diagnose a patient with blood poisoning, the patient will immediately be administered a broad-spectrum antibiotic. In many cases, however, the drug is...
flu infectionvideo

Key Molecule for Flu Infection Identified

After decades of research, a research team has discovered the key receptor molecule that enhances the infection of the influenza A virus, providing a...
probiotics

Dal Epidemiologist Shows Probiotics Prevent C. Difficile in Hospital

Hospitalized patients at high risk for C. difficile infection — a species of bacterium with symptoms that range from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of...
portable device

Monitor Detects Dangerously Low White Blood Cell Levels

One of the major side effects of chemotherapy is a sharp drop in white blood cells, which leaves patients vulnerable to dangerous infections. MIT...
viral infection

Against the Clock: Uncovering the First 30 Minutes of Viral Infection

For a virus attacking a cell, timing is everything. In order to take hold, these invaders must act efficiently, avoiding immune detection and remaining...
Encephalitis Virus

Pavel Plevka’s Team From CEITEC MU Discovered How an Antibody Neutralizes...

The Czech Republic belongs among the countries with the highest presence of tick-borne encephalitis virus in Europe. This virus causes an infection that can...
malaria

Research Highlights Role of Molecule That Directs Immune Response in Cases...

A fierce war begins raging in the human organism only days after a bite by a mosquito of the genus Anopheles infected with Plasmodium,...
Tuberculosis

Newly-Discovered TB Blood Signal Provides Early Warning for At-Risk Patients

Tuberculosis can be detected in people with HIV infection via a unique blood signal before symptoms appear, according to a new study by researchers...
asthma

Mould Discovery in Lungs Paves Way for Helping Hard to Treat...

A team at The University of Manchester have found that in a minority of patients they studied, the standard treatment for asthma - oral...
immune system

Fast Food Makes the Immune System More Aggressive in the Long...

The immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high calorie diet as to a bacterial infection. This is shown by a recent...
bone marrow

By Altering Bone Marrow, ‘Training’ Can Prepare Innate Immune System for...

When you receive a vaccine against a disease like polio or influenza, your immune system gears up to defend against that particular infection. If...
West Nile virus

Memory Loss from West Nile Virus May Be Preventable

More than 10,000 people in the United States are living with memory loss and other persistent neurological problems that occur after West Nile virus...
ebola

New Technology for Diagnosing Immunity to Ebola

A promising new approach to detect immunity to Ebola virus infection has been developed by researchers from i-sense in a collaboration between UCL and Imperial College...
biolarvicides

Researchers Identify Bacteria Capable of Killing Aedes Aegypti Larvae

Researchers at São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Botucatu, Brazil, have identified six species of bacteria with the potential to be used as biolarvicides...