Google Play icon
New program will focus research on combating Zika virus

4 days ago

A new program delving into how viruses and bacteria attack the fetus, and how the body fights back,…
Vaccine against RSV could be in sight, researchers say

5 days ago

A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say…
New NIH program provides comprehensive treatment for inherited blood and immune diseases

September 27, 2019

People with inherited diseases of the blood and immune system can now receive treatment at the National Institutes…
Arthritis Treatment Could Provide Relief for Lichen Planus Skin Rash

September 26, 2019

Constant itchy, painful bumps, scaly arms and legs, and damaged nails make lichen planus an inflammatory skin disease…
Study shows the biological clock influences immune response efficiency

September 25, 2019

According to a recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of…
Clinically silent relapsing malaria may still pose a threat

September 23, 2019

The immune system can control a relapsing form of malaria enough to avoid clinical signs of disease, but…
This colorized transmission electron micrograph depicts H1N1 influenza virus particles. Image credit: NIAID
Disrupting the gut microbiome may affect some immune responses to flu vaccination

September 9, 2019

The normal human gut microbiome is a flourishing community of microorganisms, some of which can affect the human…
Parasite infection may protect against HIV

September 9, 2019

Parasitic worm infections can reduce the susceptibility of immune cells to HIV infection, according to new University of…
Mumps study shows immunity gaps among vaccinated people

September 4, 2019

Immunity against mumps virus appears insufficient in a fraction of college-aged people who were vaccinated in childhood, research…
Here’s how early humans evaded immunodeficiency viruses

August 26, 2019

For hundreds of thousands of years, monkeys and apes have been plagued by simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), which…
Scientists uncover how cells kill themselves for the benefit of the organism

August 23, 2019

You are just billions of different cells interacting between themselves in order to maintain this big beautiful organism…
Why initial UTIs increase susceptibility to further infection

August 22, 2019

More than 60% of women will experience a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their lives,…
New Clues on Stem Cell Transplant Rejection Revealed in Study

August 22, 2019

In 2006, scientists discovered a way to “reprogram” mature cells – adult skin cells, for example – into…
NIAID-funded study will test seasonal flu vaccines with two experimental adjuvants

August 9, 2019

The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center will enroll patients in an early-stage clinical trial evaluating two…
“Wildling” mice could help translate results in animal models to results in humans

August 5, 2019

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health developed a new mouse model that could improve the translation of…
Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?

July 30, 2019

Not long ago, gluten was just a little-known protein found in wheat, barley, and other grains—an ingredient that…
Pain and Gain: Skin Nerves Anticipate and Fight Infection

July 26, 2019

Pinch yourself. If you feel pain, it’s thanks to specialized nerve endings in the skin. And, in a…
These gut bacteria prevent mice from becoming obese. What could that mean for us?

July 26, 2019

Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a specific class of bacteria from the gut that prevents mice from…
Genes linked to death from sepsis ID’d in mice

July 24, 2019

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s immune response to infection spirals out of control.…
NIH and partners to launch HIV vaccine efficacy trial in the Americas and Europe

July 16, 2019

The National Institutes of Health and partners today announced plans to conduct a Phase 3 HIV vaccine efficacy…
How mosquito immune system fights off malaria parasite

July 11, 2019

A new study from Iowa State University entomologists describes how mosquitoes fight off parasites that cause malaria, a…
Signature of an ineffective immune response to cancer revealed

June 21, 2019

Our immune system is programmed to destroy cancer cells. Sometimes it has trouble slowing disease progression because it…
Special fibroblasts help pancreatic cancer cells evade immune detection

June 19, 2019

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. Mostly chemoresistant, PDAC so…
Study seeks to expand treatment options for rare airway disease

June 17, 2019

Armed with $1.2 million in funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), researchers at Vanderbilt…
Microbiome Malefactor?

June 11, 2019

Changes in the gut microbiome have long been linked with Crohn’s disease and other forms of inflammatory bowel…
New Clues for Delaying, Preventing Type 1 Diabetes

June 5, 2019

PNNL team pinpoints changes that ease immune attack. PNNL scientist Wei-Jun Qian and colleagues have contributed to a…
NIH-supported study reveals a novel indicator of influenza immunity

June 4, 2019

A study of influenza virus transmission in Nicaraguan households reveals new insights into the type of immune responses…
Gut check: Yale researchers describe role of bacteria in drug response

June 4, 2019

Yale researchers identified human gut microbes that metabolize over 150 therapeutic drugs, a finding that highlights the role…
New regulator of immune responses discovered

May 31, 2019

Scientists have identified a new internal regulator that helps control the body’s response to fight infection. The discovery…
Research Provides Insight into Genetic Link to Potential Treatment Response Among BRCA1/2 Breast Cancer Patients

May 31, 2019

New findings from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania provide clues about immune…
1 - 100 | 101 - 200 | Next page »
Technology Org App
Google Play icon
84,707 science & technology articles

Most Popular Articles

  1. Real Artificial Gravity for SpaceX Starship (September 17, 2019)
  2. Top NASA Manager Says the 2024 Moon Landing by Astronauts might not Happen (September 19, 2019)
  3. How social media altered the good parenting ideal (September 4, 2019)
  4. What's the difference between offensive and defensive hand grenades? (September 26, 2019)
  5. Just How Feasible is a Warp Drive? (September 25, 2019)

Follow us

Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   Tumblr   RSS   Newsletter via Email