Researchers explain how lipids can control immune response

When we consume fats (also called lipids) in our diet, they can be metabolized or.

Decades of air pollution undermine the immune system, lymph nodes study finds

The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the.

New cancer therapy takes personalized medicine to a new level

Personalized care has been a buzzword in medicine for years, but new research on cancer.

Scientists make cancer breakthrough that could improve immunotherapy success rate

University of Southampton scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding why some cancers don’t respond.

Mysterious outbreak of bone-eating TB resembles an ancestral form

Tuberculosis is usually encountered as a disease of the lungs, but in 2% of cases.

Antibody treatment tested as new tool against malaria

Research in Africa found a one-time dose of an experimental drug protected adults against malaria.

Common, usually harmless group of bacteria associated with higher death rates in kidney patients

A big group of bacteria found in our soil, our water, and our showerheads are.

Potential therapy derived from a banana protein works against SARS-CoV-2

On January 13, 2020, a paper touting the creation of a possible therapy that could.

Alterations to gut mucus may trigger ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is the most common type of inflammatory bowel disease, characterized by chronic ulcers.

Examining how infections can have long-term consequences

A team led by Prof Kiavash Movahedi (VUB, VIB) has mapped in detail how the.