Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New approach against COVID-19

If Professor Thomas Rudel and the biopharmaceutical company Aeterna Zentaris GmbH have their way, there could possibly be significant enhancement in the fight against the global Corona pandemic in the future: a vaccination ...

Oncology & Cancer

New prognostic markers for colon cancer identified

Gut-associated lymphoid tissue represents an integral part of the immune system. Among the powerful players of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue are isolated lymphoid structures (ILSs). Additionally, researchers have ...

Immunology

Innate lymphoid cells regenerate within lung

The immune system is equipped with numerous cell types that effectively fight the various pathogens, humans can encounter during their lives. T cells, for example, have a receptor through which they can specifically recognize ...

Medical research

Researchers suggest a special diet against asthma

Can a special diet help in certain cases of asthma? A new study at the University of Bonn at least points to this conclusion. According to the study, mice that were switched to a so-called ketogenic diet showed significantly ...

Immunology

Scientists may have a way to let preemies breath easier

The continuing epidemic of pre-term births includes this stark reality: tiny, fragile babies are born with underdeveloped lungs and prone to lifelong respiratory infections and related chronic illnesses.

HIV & AIDS

Researchers support new strategies for HIV control

The search for an AIDS cure has partly focused on ways to eradicate infected cells. Now, new research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S. shows that this approach may not be ...

Diabetes

A novel T-cell subset associated with type 1 diabetes

A study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland demonstrated that a recently described T-cell subset, so-called peripheral T helper cells, may have a role in the development of type 1 diabetes. The frequency of circulating ...

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