Immunology

Immune responses to COVID-19

Most newly discharged patients who recently recovered from COVID-19 produce virus-specific antibodies and T cells, suggests a new study.

June: Science news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

War on cancer: to screen or not to screen?

Steve Clarke on the history of screening tests and programme criteria, as applied to cancer screening, notably colorectal cancer.

In search of a vaccine

We look at the frontline of vaccine development and how and when immunity to COVID-19 may be a possibility.

"Childhood vaccines enhance cancer treatment"

Scientists claim new research shows that pre-immunisation, acquired through common childhood vaccines, can be used to enhance therapeutic cancer treatment.

January news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

My lab: specialised transplantation testing

Healthcare Scientist Liam Oates gives a guided tour of the Welsh Transplantation and Immunogenetics Laboratory.

The danger in our drinking water

Plastics in our wastewater are breaking down into tiny particles and causing potentially catastrophic consequences for our health.

Sepsis and antibiotics

The ADAPT-Sepsis Trial Coordinating team explains how NHS biochemistry teams are leading in the fight against antibiotic resistance.

Testosterone plea

Calls have been made for testosterone to be licensed in the UK for post-menopausal women.

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