By John Ericson | Tue, 04/08/2014 - 16:44
Targeting a specific protein instructs stem cells to restore function and structure to thymus, a key part of the immune system.
By John Ericson | Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:00
The MMR vaccine has been linked to fewer hospitalizations for infections among children who receive it on time.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 02/15/2014 - 12:57
Researchers created a mathematical model that can help track the spread of diseases based on how many people are refusing to get vaccines.
By John Ericson | Wed, 02/12/2014 - 19:47
The Immunity Project is using crowdfunding to support the development of its HIV vaccine, but the effort is not without its critics.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 02/12/2014 - 17:00
Swiss researchers have used a veterinary medication to treat worm infections among children in developing countries.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 02/05/2014 - 17:00
Developing an effective HIV vaccine is the only perceivable end to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, according to a new report.
By Peter Sergo | Sat, 01/25/2014 - 14:39
For the first time, researchers detected changes in brain metabolism and spatial memory of healthy people after their immune system was activated by a vaccination. The study reveals that our memory is sensitive to even the slightest degree of inflammation.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 01/24/2014 - 17:00
Space travel could have detrimental effect on our immune system due to gravity's effect on our immune response, according to a new study.
By John Ericson | Thu, 01/23/2014 - 19:49
An interactive graphic shows the grim consequences of public resistance to vaccines.
By Peter Sergo | Thu, 01/23/2014 - 16:04
Our noses can distinguish t-shirts worn by people whose immune systems mimicked very early stages of disease, showing just how sensitive humans are to smelling sickness.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 01/12/2014 - 14:00
A single immune protein is key to fighting viral and bacterial pathogens, as well as parasites. But how it does it varies on what it's fighting.