Researchers demonstrate for the first time the importance of bacteriophages in the development of multifactorial diseases such as Parkinson’s, a potentially critical factor that has been previously over-looked.
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A high-fiber diet can boost the immune response and increase survival in mice infected with influenza virus, according to new research.
Two genetically-modified broadly-neutralizing antibodies have been demonstrated to elicit long-term protection against an HIV-like virus in rhesus macaques, with a Phase I clinical trial now underway.
Take a look at how advancements in genetic engineering has led to advances in vaccine manufacturing, with a divergence from live cell cultures to recombinant production in host cells.
A new study has identified a common pattern of immune response in Ebola-infected monkeys 4 days prior to the development of fever; this response could be utilized as an early diagnosis biomarker.
In this interview, we speak to Dr. Bryan Kraft, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University, about his research into carbon monoxide as a potential therapy to treat ARDS and the clinical trial for this therapy that is currently underway.
A small clinical trial has demonstrated that an IL-7 drug that revs up the body’s immune system holds promise in sepsis patients, potentially offering a new approach to improve survival rates.
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology review on influenza virus infection in pregnancy with author, Lucy Somerville.
Listen to the top stories in infectious diseases this week, including novel CRISPR-based diagnostics, clinical trial in tuberculosis and the latest CDC approvals for the flu vaccine.