In a surprising brain-body connection, immune cells make a molecule called il-17 that may be vital for normal brain function, a study with mice shows.
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Researchers have figured out a mechanism SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, uses to co-opt infected human cells to boost its own replication.
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A new approach that shows how the immune system responds to vaccination could lead to ways to build a better flu vaccine, researchers say.
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The way our immune systems react to COVID-19 could crack one of the pandemic's greatest mysteries: Why do some people get so sick while others don't?
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The immune systems of seriously ill COVID-19 patients can't do enough to protect them. Boosting immune cell activity may offer a good treatment strategy.
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Among deep-sea anglerfishes, tiny males permanently attack to relatively gigantic females. New understanding of this process could benefit human health.
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New research digs into why some people have more severe cases of COVID-19. It also may point to ways to treat serious cases of the disease.
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When combined into one, two types of immunotherapy appear more effective than either one alone for blood cancers like leukemia.
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New research suggests how additives called adjuvants might become part of a universal vaccine and protect people from a wider variety of influenza strains.
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