By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 20:17
Drinking alcohol in moderation might improve the immune system's response to vaccines, making them more effective in populations with weakened immune systems, a study on primates has found.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 18:10
The microbial challenges a farm setting provides could help farmers stave off allergies, thereby providing clues for treatment.
By John Ericson | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 16:15
The health risks associated with smoking during pregnancy may be greater than previously thought, a new survey has found.
By John Ericson | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 20:32
Jake Brood is only five years old, but he already has arthritis, immune disease, and a black belt in karate.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 15:37
The chemical compounds resveratrol and pterostilbene, which are found in red grapes and blueberries respectively, may be able to boost immune system strength.
By Jonathan Weiss | Fri, 08/09/2013 - 13:12
Idan Zablocki was diagnosed with a rare genetic immune disorder that leaves him unable to fight off simple infections.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 13:35
Scientists in Australia have found a previously undiscovered protein in immune cells that can prevent, and possibly cure, diabetes.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 21:42
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 | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:45
It is flu season!
By Makini Brice | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 13:20
Love might be blind, but it still can smell.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 01/18/2013 - 14:33
Weight loss may play an important role in the body's response to fighting off intestinal worms, according to new research.