"I was skeptical at the beginning because it seemed too good to be true. But when I saw the first set of results in the lab, I was just astonished."
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White blood cells called neutrophils may be central to the immune system overreaction that can kill COVID-19 patients. Could rod-shaped particles help?
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Isolation and loneliness can have major physical and mental health consequences. New research shows socializing is critical to survival and longevity.
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"Patients often ask 'Why am I so unlucky? Why did my cancer spread?' As doctors, we never had an answer... This research provides an explanation."
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New research with mice indicates that recurrent bladder infections result from an unusual immune response.
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"Because of asymptomatic spread of the coronavirus, we're going to need a lot more testing and have public health officials actively look for cases."
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A new HIV vaccine shows promise in monkeys for longer-term protection. The work could also help in finding a coronavirus vaccine.
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Inhibiting the innate immune system's "memory" could offer a way to lengthen the survival of organ transplants and cut the risk of rejection.
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