Immunology

Follow the drum

Stephen Mortlock delves into military medicine in the ancient and medieval world.

Has the pandemic changed our personalities?

The COVID-19 pandemic may have altered the trajectory of personality across the US – especially in younger adults – according to a new study.

The big question: What are your thoughts on the Health and Care Professions Council fee rise?

This month we ask “What are your thoughts  on the Health and Care Professions Council fee rise?”

"My final lifeline"

Professor Kevin Harrington discusses his recent research into how the herpes simplex virus can be used to destroy cancer cells.

“Hybrid immunity is robust and long-lasting”

One in three infected but unvaccinated people no longer have detectable COVID antibodies one year after the infection, according to a prospective seroprevalence study.

Antibiotic resistance genes identified in TB

An analysis of more than 10,000 Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterial isolates from 23 countries has revealed new genes associated with resistance to 13 first- and second-line new and repurposed antibiotics.

A nasal vaccine

Researchers have found the first non-infectious needle-free nasal vaccine to be effective against COVID-19. Senior study co-author Dr Venigalla B Rao explains how it works.

Non-COVID-19 respiratory infections statistics

An increase in the number of non-COVID-19 respiratory infections should be expected this winter, say scientists.

My lab: From flu to Covid to monkeypox

Panagiotis Pantelidis gives a guided tour of Infection and Immunity Sciences at North West London Pathology.

“Rare cells capable of transforming into blood cancer”

Dysfunction involving an unusual type of thymocyte cell found in small amounts in every person may be the reason why some people develop a form of leukaemia called T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL), it is claimed.

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