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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...
zika

Metabolic Pathway Involved in Immune Response to Zika Participates in Neurogenesis

Researchers at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in São Paulo State, Brazil, have identified molecules that serve as markers of Zika in blood serum...
visceral leishmaniasis

Viruses Exacerbate Disease Caused by Leishmania Parasite

More than a million people in tropical countries contract the parasite Leishmaniaevery year through the bites of infected sand flies. Most people develop disfiguring...
Lung Disease

Glucose in the Airways Could Increase Infections in Lung Disease Patients

An estimated 1.2 million people in the UK have diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a lung condition that make it difficult to breathe...
zika virus

Immune Response to Zika Virus Contributes to Fetal Harm

The same proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can also harm the placenta and fetal development, according to a...
asthma

Asthma Study May Point to Potential New Therapeutic Approach

A team of Vanderbilt investigators has discovered that a specific factor is critical for the movement of certain white blood cells from the bone...
Sooty Mangabey

Yerkes Researchers Find Clues to AIDS Resistance in Sooty Mangabey Genome

Peaceful co-existence, rather than war: that's how sooty mangabeys, a monkey species found in West Africa, handle infection by SIV, a relative of HIV,...
citrus canker

Research Details Functioning of Key Protein for Development of Citrus Canker

Researchers at the National Bioscience Laboratory (LNBio), in Brazil, have revealed details of the structure and function of a key protein for the development...
Alzheimer’s, aging, hearing loss, implantable muscle stimulator

Researchers Receive Department of Defense Grant for Implantable Muscle Stimulator

A team of researchers led by Kath Bogie, a biomedical engineer and associate professor of orthopaedics and biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University...
hepatitis C

Emory Researchers and Colleagues Receive $1.2 Million Grant for Hepatitis C...

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.2 million grant over four years to a team of researchers to study the elimination of hepatitis...