By Anthony Rivas | May 20, 2013 01:35 PM EDT
Scientists in Australia have found a previously undiscovered protein in immune cells that can prevent, and possibly cure, diabetes.
By Susan Scutti | May 14, 2013 09:42 PM EDT
Japanese scientists test their theory that the role played by gender in matters of longevity may be linked to the immune system.
By Makini Brice | Feb 01, 2013 10:45 AM EST
It is flu season!
By Makini Brice | Jan 24, 2013 01:20 PM EST
Love might be blind, but it still can smell.
By Amber Moore | Jan 21, 2013 09:12 AM EST
Being lonely can have significant effect on a person's immune response which in turn can lead to a risk of vulnerabilities to many health complications, says a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 18, 2013 02:33 PM EST
Weight loss may play an important role in the body's response to fighting off intestinal worms, according to new research.
By Makini Brice | Jan 03, 2013 03:17 PM EST
Researchers focus on cytotoxic T-cells which can recognize the markings of a cancer cell and attack them immediately.
By Tan Ee Lyn | Nov 26, 2012 09:43 AM EST
A gene that keeps embryos alive appears to control the immune system and determine how it fights chronic diseases like hepatitis and HIV, and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 02, 2012 04:38 PM EDT
October, in particular, is known to have distinct produce that have extraordinary health benefits. Produce such as cabbage, beetroots, apples, pomegranates, artichokes, oysters and, last but certainly not least pumpkins, can be essential to your health.
By Makini Brice | Sep 27, 2012 02:45 PM EDT
Michael Feeney has been battling a type of bone cancer called Ewing's sarcoma. There is a mouse with Feeney's tumor growing in its body right now, and doctors have found a cocktail of drugs to that has shrunk it.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 10, 2012 01:23 PM EDT
Ever wonder how the placebo effect works? On the surface, the effect of the 'dummy pill' makes no sense. How can someone suffering from an infection miraculously recover just as well, whether they take a medicinal drug or a sugar pill with no curative value?
By Amber Moore | Sep 03, 2012 11:33 AM EDT
Researchers have now found a key cell in the bone marrow that develops into the immune system.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 31, 2012 02:36 PM EDT
Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley found that promiscuous mice have significantly stronger immune systems than monogamous mice, suggesting that promiscuous mice may have developed more robust immunity to protect them against the disease-causing bacteria they are exposed to from mating with multiple partners.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 24, 2012 06:20 PM EDT
Top five reasons sex is beneficial to your health.