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Environmental exposures early in life modify immune response | Finland

The prevalence of allergic diseases has increased significantly over the last decades, creating substantial financial and societal burdens. Due to […]

Common chemical products making Australians sick

New research reveals almost one in five (18.9 per cent) Australians report chemical sensitivity, with more than one-third (6.5 per […]

DNA gets away: scientists catch the rogue molecule that can trigger autoimmunity

A research team has discovered the process – and filmed the actual moment – that can change the body’s response […]

Boosting immunity in fighting cancer and infections

An international research team led by Université de Montréal medical professor Christopher Rudd, director of research in immunology and cell […]

Breathing exercises help asthma patients with quality of life

A study led by the University of Southampton has found that people who continue to get problems from their asthma, […]

Proteins in breastmilk protect offspring against food allergy

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine indicates that a mother’s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies. […]

Novel anti-inflammatory in Australian marine snail

An Australian sea snail is proving to be a powerhouse of medicinal compounds, with its anti-inflammatory properties the latest to […]

Enzyme behind immune cell response revealed

Monash University researchers have revealed the role played by an enzyme that is pivotal to the process of clearing infection […]

Cells programmed like computers to fight disease

Cells can be programmed like a computer to fight cancer, influenza and other serious health conditions – breakthrough research by […]

Pioneering immunotherapy shows promise in type 1 diabetes

It may be possible to ‘retrain’ the immune system to slow the progression of type 1 diabetes, according to results […]