News tagged with weakened immune systems

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

HIV-positive women respond well to a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), even when their immune system is struggling, according to newly published results of an international clinical trial. The study's findings ...

Apr 16, 2014
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Shingles vaccination is a must, says microbiologist

Terry D. Connell, PhD, knows a lot about the immune system: he's a University at Buffalo professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences who conducts research on ...

Feb 07, 2013
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How JC Polyomavirus invades cells

For more than a decade the research group of Brown University Professor Walter Atwood has doggedly pursued the workings of the JC polyomavirus, which causes a disease called PML that fatally degrades the central nervous system ...

Oct 07, 2013
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Scientists provide insights into incurable brain disease

(Medical Xpress)—Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Griffith University and University of Queensland scientists researching a degenerative brain disease have developed a new way to understand its progression and ...

Mar 22, 2013
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