Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sick with the flu? Here's why you feel so bad

"You never forget the flu." This is the title of the Victorian health department's current campaign, which highlights people's recollections of having the flu.

Oncology & Cancer

Immune stimulant molecule shown to prevent cancer

A research team at the University of Louisville has discovered that an immune checkpoint molecule they developed for cancer immunotherapy, also protects against future development of multiple types of cancer when administered ...

Immunology

A high-fiber diet protects mice against the flu virus

Dietary fiber increases survival in influenza-infected mice by setting the immune system at a healthy level of responsiveness, according to a preclinical study published May 15th in the journal Immunity. A high-fiber diet ...

Immunology

How live vaccines enhance the body's immune response

Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin's university hospital, have discovered a new mechanism by which live vaccines induce immunity. Molecules produced exclusively by live microorganisms are recognized by specialized receptors ...

Immunology

Adaptive immune response: new cofactor of roquin identified

Roquin has a key role in the adaptive immune response. It controls the activation and differentiation of T cells and thus helps to make the decisions whether or not and which type of immune response will be mounted. Now, ...

page 1 from 7