Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New clues found to common respiratory virus

By age 2, most children have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which usually causes only mild cold symptoms. But people with weakened immune systems, such as infants and the elderly, can face serious complications, ...

Genetics

Data show five-year response for AAT deficiency gene therapy

Data demonstrating sustained protein expression five years after a single intramuscular injection of a gene-based therapy for the treatment of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency also shows improvements in multiple indicators ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

hCG reduces caspase-3-dependent IL-16 expression

(HealthDay)—Human pregnancy hormone chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) triggers immune suppression by attenuating the processing and release of Caspase-3-dependent interleukin (IL)-16, according to a study published online Jan. ...

HIV & AIDS

New therapeutic vaccine approach holds promise for HIV remission

A study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), in collaboration with scientists at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical ...

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