Distinct HIV-1 strains may differ in the nature of the CCR5 molecules to which they bind, affecting which cells they can infect and their ability to enter cells, according to a study published December 6 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Bernard Lagane of the Institut Pasteur and INSERM, and colleagues.
In case you haven’t noticed, every Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS in the country is once again in fear-mongering mode when it comes to pushing their customers to get the flu shot.
Immunology concerns with multifaceted aspects that revolve around the clinical challenges of the defense of the host, several mechanisms involved in the fight for survival, tumor immunology, allergic reactions, transplantations and auto-immunity.
Balanced cholesterol levels are important to maintaining good health. The liver is an underrecognized part of that effort.
Sepsis, a body-wide infection that can progress to shock and organ failure, features a grim mortality rate of 30 to 50 percent.
Researchers from West Virginia have come across a connection between the sense of smell and the chances of developing brain disorders.
Congenital syphilis cases -- when a mother passes syphilis onto her baby during pregnancy or delivery -- have more than doubled in the United States since 2013, according to an report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It could be the next superbug, public health officials warn.
Weight gain is a common symptom of thyroid disease. Like many people with Hashimoto’s, I struggled with both weight gain and weight loss throughout my thyroid journey.
It was thought for years, and still is by many today, that Dr. Jonas Salk, the “God” of cult pharmacology, invented the polio vaccine, but in actuality, he really did nothing more than conduct illegal medical experiments on mental patients, and now his whole history has come into question regarding bioethics in general.