Infectious Diseases (171 News)

Early Treatment of HIV Infection May Allow Functional killer T Cells Generation

Jun 9, 2019 12:00 pm
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Instituting combination antiretroviral (ART) treatment at the earliest stages of HIV infection may allow the generation of functional CD8 "killer...

Researchers Identify ‘Metabolic Signatures’ That Could Help Treat, Diagnosis, Prevent Cervical Cancer

May 29, 2019 2:00 pm
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UA researchers have identified ‘metabolic signatures’ that distinguish between HPV, pre-cancerous cervical conditions and cancer. Resea...

A New Progress Towards Developing a Tractable HCV Small Animal Model

May 21, 2019 1:00 pm
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Small differences in a liver cell protein have significant impacts on hepatitis C virus replication in mice and humans, findings that could facilitate...

Researchers Reveal a Genetic Link to Tuberculosis

May 14, 2019 6:00 pm
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About one in five people are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the microbe that causes tuberculosis. Most, however, will never develop symptom...

Researchers Identify Therapeutic Targets in Sepsis

May 13, 2019 1:00 pm
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Sepsis is a medical condition that few patients have heard of and most doctors dread. The body's response to attack by bacteria can trigger a casc...

A New “Mobilized Colistin-Resistance” Gene Has Been Discovered

May 12, 2019 3:00 pm
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While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new, stealthy jumping gene so diabolical and rob...

Cranberry Could Prevent UTIs

May 9, 2019 3:00 pm
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Many people have heard that drinking cranberry juice can help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). Although clinical trials of this popular folk r...

A Novel Immunization Approach Could Be Useful Against HIV

May 7, 2019 4:00 pm
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The human body cannot naturally defend itself against HIV—not usually, at least. But in very rare cases, infected individuals generate broadl...

Researchers Defined Different Immune Response Patterns by Using a Detailed Map of Lung Immune Response in TB

May 2, 2019 8:00 pm
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KI researchers Berit Carow and Martin Rottenberg and their colleagues at SciLifeLab and Boston University School of Medicine cr...

Researchers Successfully Created Artificial Antibodies Which Are Both Effective Against HHV-6B and Trigger a Lower Response from the Human Immune System

May 2, 2019 1:00 pm
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A research group led by Professor Yasuko Mori (Division of Clinical Virology, Center for Infectious Diseases, Kobe University) have succeeded in hu...

T-Helper 17 Cells Response Is Important During Gastrointestinal Worm Infections, a New Study Says

May 1, 2019 11:00 am
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Scientists from Lancaster University have discovered that immune responses originally found to prevent fungal infections are also important in elim...

Researchers Discovered How Aspergillus fumigatus Knocks out the Immune Defences

Apr 28, 2019 3:00 pm
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It is everywhere – and it is extremely dangerous for people with a weakened immune system. The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus occurs virtually ...

A New Developed Vaccine Stimulates a Protective Immunity Against Mayaro Virus

Apr 16, 2019 4:00 pm
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A novel, synthetic DNA vaccine developed at The Wistar Institute induces protective immunity against Mayaro virus (MAYV), a mosquito-borne infectio...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency May Increase the Risk of Infection by Compromising Mitochondrial Homeostasis

Apr 4, 2019 11:00 am
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HOUSTON — (March 13, 2019) — Using roundworms, one of Earth’s simplest animals, Rice University bioscientists have found the firs...

Blocking Bacterial-molecule Interaction Might Prevent Many Deadly Illnesses

Apr 3, 2019 3:00 pm
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A new study identifies a single molecule as a key entry point used by two types of dangerous bacteria to break through cellular barriers and cause ...

An Unexpected Organization of Antimicrobial Molecules That Amplifies Immune Response

Apr 2, 2019 11:00 am
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In autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis or lupus, the immune system goes into overdrive in response to people’s own DNA being released from ...

Antibiotics Might Work Better When Combined with Immunotherapy for Fighting TB

Mar 27, 2019 4:00 pm
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In part because of its resistance to many antibiotics, tuberculosis kills approximately 1.7 million people worldwide each year. But new research fr...

Sewage Can Reveal the Occurrence of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria among Healthy Populations

Mar 23, 2019 3:00 pm
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A comprehensive analysis sewage collected in 74 cities in 60 countries has yielded the first, comparable global data, which show the levels and typ...

Researchers Discover a Mechanism with Which Bacteria Attack an Organism’s Immune System

Mar 16, 2019 12:00 pm
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A research team led by Prof. Dr. Winfried Römer and Dr. Elias Hobeika from the University of Freiburg and the University Medical Center in Ulm...

Researchers Discover How a Tiny Molecule Known as miR-132 Acts as a “Handbrake” on Our Immune System

Mar 13, 2019 1:00 pm
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Researchers have discovered how a tiny molecule known as miR-132 acts as a “handbrake” on our immune system – helping us figh...


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