Immunology

A new test to detect anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome

In autoimmune diseases, the immune system wrongly produces antibodies that attack the patient's own cells. One of these diseases, anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome (APS), is still poorly understood, even though it can have ...

Medical research

Declaring a truce with our microbiological frienemies

Managing bacteria and other microorganisms in the body, rather than just fighting them, may be lead to better health and a stronger immune system, according to a Penn State biologist.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hepatitis C treatment's side effects can now be studied in the lab

(Medical Xpress)—The adverse side effects of certain hepatitis C medications can now be replicated and observed in Petri dishes and test tubes, thanks to a research team led by Craig Cameron, the Paul Berg Professor of ...