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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 […]

New gene discovery unlocks mysteries of our immunity

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune […]

Molecular link uncovered between vitamin A and intestinal health

New research from Monash University has found a signalling molecule that helps maintain intestinal health in mice. Published in PLoS […]

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 […]

Home HIV tests in Australia

Home-testing kits for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) should be approved for use across the country to address the increase in […]

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. […]

Liver cancer could be halted by boosting immune system

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped to better understand how a diseased liver promotes the development of […]

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 […]

New drug therapy targets in a range of diseases

Scientists have a better understanding of the immune system at a molecular level, thanks to University of Queensland-led research that […]

Genetic immune deficiency and severe childhood infections

A gene mutation making young children extremely vulnerable to common viruses may represent a new type of immunodeficiency, according to […]