New findings have identified the exact mechanism by which the bacterium Salmonella typhimurium can escape degradation by autophagy.
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New study in mouse models suggests immune adaptation in pregnancy reduces the antiviral response allowing the influenza virus to mutate to more virulent strains and causing more severe infections.
Researchers have discovered a novel regulator of the innate immune response that may lead to the development of new antivirals and vaccines.
Researchers have demonstrated that a new whole-parasite vaccine could provide up to 100% protection in clinical trials carried out at the University of Tübingen (Germany).
Researchers have demonstrated that a specific subclass of antibody is elevated in patients who develop severe secondary dengue; this could lead to better identification of those at risk and possibly improved treatments and vaccines.
Even in the era of antiretroviral treatment, mucosal candidiasis remains one of the most common manifestations in HIV-infected subjects. This editorial discusses the loss of immune control that allows mucosal candidiasis to occur.