Medical research

Fermented soybeans suppress asthma-induced airway inflammation

Bronchial asthma causes symptoms such as wheezing and cough due to chronic airway inflammation, but there is no fundamental treatment for it, leaving a desire for new prevention and treatment methods. Now a new study reveals ...

Immunology

Mechanism behind ineffective psoriasis drugs identified

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that manifests as red, scaly skin patches. There is no causal treatment for the disease, but the symptoms can be significantly alleviated with modern therapies. Complex ...

Oncology & Cancer

Protecting people with cancer from COVID-19

How does cancer affect immunity against COVID-19, even if a person is vaccinated? It's a question that's been on the minds of many since Colin Powell's death from COVID-19 complications after battling multiple myeloma.

Immunology

Fighting multiple sclerosis with cold

In evolutionary biology, the "life history theory," first proposed in the 1950s, postulates that when the environment is favorable, the resources used by any organism are devoted for growth and reproduction. Conversely, in ...

HIV & AIDS

Treatment strategy may lead to HIV cure

Armed with a novel strategy they developed for bolstering the body's immune response, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have successfully suppressed HIV infections in mice—offering a path to a functional ...

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