A novel study conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School (MA, USA) has identified how the maternal gut microbiome could protect their newborn children from E. coli infection.
Browsing: Immune Response
Administering the BCG vaccine intravenously, as opposed to intradermally, could improve the efficacy of the immunization according to new research in macaque models.
The first strain of flu we encounter during childhood could impact our immune responses to future infections, according to new research.
Researchers have uncovered a novel mechanism utilized by group A streptococcus that allows it to evade detection by the immune system in infected mice, providing insight for the development of effective countermeasures against this pathogen.
A study published today in the Journal of the America Medical Informatics Association has demonstrated that a new digital sepsis monitoring system implemented in three Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (London, UK) hospitals lowered the odds of death from sepsis by 24%.
A team of researchers have demonstrated for the first time that measles can wipe out an individual’s immune system memory resulting in vulnerability to infections they were once immune to.
In this opinion piece we take a look at the interaction of bacteria, phages and the human immune system. asking how these three components each play a role in phage therapy?
Researchers may have discovered how Ebola invades our immune system and disrupts the host immune response.
New research has suggested that an inherited genetic trait appears to protect some individuals against MRSA infections.
New research has discovered a link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, suggesting it aids the immune system.