Targeted mutagenesis is being used to create live-attenuated vaccines against the chikungunya virus.
Recent progress in our understanding of Malassezia fungi is helping to unlock the secrets of their role in human health and disease.
Malaria infections may be masking the extent of the emerging chikungunya epidemic
White blood cells in different subsets have varying propensities to fuse in response to inflammation
Small fragments of the coagulating protein thrombin may reduce the likelihood of bacterial wound infection leading to sepsis
A class of white blood cells becomes more inflammatory
as they get older
The long-held theory that Toll-like receptor 4 could be the link between obesity and inflammation is now being challenged
Clarifying the role of a protein released by immune ‘dendritic’ cells could yield better treatments
Understanding how monocyte cells generate specialized immune system cells may help target immunity against cancer
high-fat diet may worsen inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis
effect of gut bacteria on specific immune cells is behind persistent liver
inflammation in chronic viral hepatitis