The human appendix has a notorious reputation for its tendency to become inflamed and burst, often resulting in surgical removal. But thanks to this new study, appendix can finally be appreciated.
A British man with HIV could possibly be cured after showing no sign of the virus following new experimental treatment.
New research suggests that the immune system can produce what one might call a "social molecule" that facilitates pro-social behavior... and blocking it can cause a personality disorder.
A new study confirmed the pptency of the new ImmTAV in combination with successful antiretroviral therapy and donated CD8+ T-cells in removing up to 85 percent of HIV-infected cells.
A new study found that a person’s social behavior could be controlled by the immune system. The discovery could have big implications for autism and schizophrenia.
A new study suggests that increased levels of L1 retroelements may trigger the development of autoimmune disease.
A new study on mouse models revealed that the body's immune response to the saliva of mosquitoes may do more damage than help, enhancing the replication ability of the virus.
After years of research, scientists have taken a giant leap in the fight against the incurable HIV/AIDS after successfully devising a way to snip or "delete" the virus from infected cells and prevent it from coming back.
Bats have a remarkably strong immune system that helps protect them from deadly diseases like Ebola. Researchers suggest this unique ability could be adapted to improve human health.
Parasitic nest flies threaten Darwin's finches of the Galapagos Islands. Based on a recent study, however, researchers from the University of Utah suggest human intervention could help save these iconic birds.
In a new study, students shed light on how sea stars respond to a deadly disease that caused a major die-off three years ago. This could help conservationists better protect starfish populations.
A researcher from the University of Illinois has found a direct link between time outdoors and good health. Feeling relaxed in the great outdoors allows the body to invest more into supporting the immune system.
It's quite possible that acupuncture has been working all along to decrease stress, sadness, and pain--and researchers now have animal-research findings regarding why that would be.
Maternal obesity may harm babies' immune system at the time of their birth, according to a new study.