Immunology

Still sneezing? Climate change may prolong allergy season

Every year, without fail, summer brings changes to our surroundings: more sunlight, heat, greenness and flowers, among many others. For some people, these changes also mean increasing physical discomfort because along with ...

HIV & AIDS

Scientists find another way HIV can hide from vaccines

A Yale-led team has discovered yet another molecular trick HIV uses to survive immune system attacks, a finding that may influence efforts to develop an effective vaccine against HIV/AIDS.

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer-causing mutation suppresses immune system around tumours

Mutations in 'Ras' genes, which drive 25% of human cancers by causing tumour cells to grow, multiply and spread, can also protect cancer cells from the immune system, finds a new study from the Francis Crick Institute and ...

Immunology

Immune cells mistake heart attacks for viral infections

A study led by Kevin King, a bioengineer and physician at the University of California San Diego, has found that the immune system plays a surprising role in the aftermath of heart attacks. The research could lead to new ...

page 1 from 8