News tagged with macrophage cells

Missing link between hemolysis and infection found

Worldwide, millions of people suffer from hemolysis, the breakdown of red blood cells, such as those afflicted with sickle-cell disease, malaria or sepsis. These patients face an unprecedented risk of death from bacterial ...

Oct 31, 2016
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New insights into latent HIV infections

In spite of ever more effective therapies, HIV keeps managing to survive in the body. A comprehensive project conducted by the Austrian Science Fund FWF has clarified the molecular processes which contribute to this effect. ...

Sep 26, 2016
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The immune system-body weight connection

A primary role of the immune system is fighting off harmful bacteria and viruses. However, recent studies have revealed additional roles of immune cells in other important host functions, such as controlling body weight.

Aug 24, 2016
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