Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New knowledge on how HIV beats the body's early immune response

In an important step towards eradicating HIV-associated viral reservoirs, researchers at Sydney's Westmead Institute for Medical Research have identified how the HIV virus hijacks the innate immune system to facilitate its ...

Medical research

Probiotics reduce infections for patients in intensive care

Traumatic brain injury is associated with a profound suppression of the patient's ability to fight infection. At the same time the patient also often suffers hyper-inflammation, due to the brain releasing glucocorticoids ...