Immunology (247 News)

Two Genes Linked to Deadly Form of Bacterial Infection

Oct 2, 2017 2:00 pm
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The group A Streptococcus pathogen can cause a range of illnesses, from a relatively minor case of strep throat to life-threatening problems like pneu...

New test for rare immunodeficiency

Sep 25, 2017 4:00 pm
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Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a test to quickly and reliably diagnose a rare and severe immune defect, hepatic veno-occlusive ...

Most Effective HIV Treatment Ever Develpoped!

Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm
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Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical ...

Immune cells trap bacteria with DNA, protein

Sep 23, 2017 10:00 am
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Our innate immune system has a lot of ways to deal with invading pathogens - macrophages gobble up bacteria, for one. Even wilder than that, some immu...

How a Certain Amino Acid Can Be Used by Bacteria In Intestine to Curb Inflammation in Guts?

Sep 13, 2017 6:30 pm
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Summary: The combination of a bacterium that normally lives in the gut and a protein-rich diet promotes a more tolerant, less inflammatory gut immune...

Bacteria Stimulate Sweet Taste Receptors to Evade Immunity!

Sep 13, 2017 5:30 pm
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A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has found that a certain type of bacteria produces compounds that cause swee...

Two Immune Cell Types Accidentally Promote Heart Disease

Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm
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Prescribing drugs that lower “bad” cholesterol is a common approach to treating heart disease, but scientists from the Karolinska Institut...

A Simple Treatment Option For Autoimmune Diseases!

Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am
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A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases. Human ...

Immune system can be modulated by targeted manipulation of cell metabolism

Sep 12, 2017 10:30 am
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In its attempt to fight a serious bacterial infection, caused by listeria, for example, the immune system can become so over-activated that the result...

Why Cholesterol Crystals Are More Dangerous Than Liquid Form?

Sep 6, 2017 7:00 pm
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A new Michigan State University study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person's cholesterol plays, when in a crystal...

Uncovering HIV Hiding Spots in the Body

Sep 5, 2017 5:00 pm
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Scientists have known for a while that HIV hides in the body, undetected by the immune system and unaffected by antiretroviral drugs, but where spec...

Which Genes Enable Cancer Cells to Evade Immune System?

Aug 28, 2017 3:00 pm
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Cancer can't hide from the immune system anymore - scientists are on the verge of identifying every single gene mutation that enables tumors to re...

Damages of Fatty liver Are Not Limited to the Liver!

Aug 21, 2017 7:00 pm
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Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of...

Partnering cells turn off immune attack on pancreatic tumors

Aug 16, 2017 5:00 pm
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Two cell types work together to protect pancreatic tumors from destruction by the immune system. But, blocking this partnership may restore the system...

How Penile Bacteria Could Help HIV Infection?

Aug 15, 2017 3:00 pm
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A ten-fold increase in some types of bacteria living under the foreskin can increase a man's risk of HIV infection by up to 63 percent, according ...

How Bladder Cancer Get Rid of Immune Cells?

Aug 15, 2017 11:00 am
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Looking inside the tumor of someone with bladder cancer, there are no immune cells to be found. The immune system is equipped to deal with tumor growt...

A Key Enzyme Identified That Could Help Developing New Immune Therapies!

Aug 10, 2017 2:01 pm
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By learning how a recently discovered immune cell works in the body, researchers hope to one day harness the cells to better treat allergies and infec...

Clues about immune resolution identified in blood

Aug 9, 2017 6:00 pm
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Stopping a wound from bleeding is essential for human health. Blood coagulation -- in which blood goes from liquid to gel and forms a clot -- can prev...

Drug companies flock to supercharged T-cells in fight against autoimmune disease

Aug 9, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers in both academia and industry are turning to immune-suppressing cells to clamp down on autoimmune disorders, and the effort is building to...

Scientists Put The Immune System Back In Order!

Aug 7, 2017 11:00 am
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When the immune system is imbalanced, either due to overly-active cells or cells that suppress its function, it causes a wide range of diseases, from ...


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