Humans lose immune response to grief with age

A new research has revealed that elderly people have reduced immune response to bereavement.

Experimental vaccine provides 'long-term' immunity against Ebola in monkeys

 A new study has revealed that experimental vaccines have shown to provide "long-term" immunity against Ebola virus in monkeys , the raising a prospect of successful human trials.

Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity: Study

New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world`s most remote and conflict-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who`ve already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their immunity.

Taking antibiotics at early age could strengthen immunity

A new study has claimed that consumption of antibiotics in early life can increase human body`s long-term defense against specific diseases.

Immune response to injury may damage brain: Study

Can our immune system trigger memory impairment and cognitive dysfunction leading to chronic neurological diseases? Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio believe so.

Extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine boosts immunity in kids

An extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) helps to boost immunity in children less than 5 years to the poliovirus and should be added to vaccination programmes in polio-endemic countries and those facing a high risk of imported cases, according to a new research.

Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity: DoJ tells US court

Former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity in an alleged human rights violation case filed against him in a US court even though he is no longer the head of the State, the US Department of Justice has said.

Immune dysfunction may result in chronic pain syndrome

There is good news for people suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a serious condition affecting a limb after an - often small - accident or operation.

Scientists discover immunity boosting molecule

A team of researchers has discovered how a protein molecule in cells of the immunity system promotes the production of nitric oxide, that helps defend the body from microbial attack.

US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh

US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government`s suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh

US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government`s suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

3 reasons why sun is good for you

A little sunshine can boost your mood and help prevent serious illnesses.

Exercise stimulates diverse gut bacteria

A new study has revealed that increased variation in gut bacteria is related with a positive metabolic profile and immune system response.

Hungary asks for MEP immunity lifted over Russia spy probe

Hungary asked Brussels on Thursday to lift the immunity of an MEP from the far-right Jobbik party, amid reports he was being investigated on allegations of spying for Russia.

Garnish food with edible flowers for disease-free life!

Forget food, try some flowers instead to increase immunity. If we go by a new research, common edible flowers in China are rich in phenolics and have excellent antioxidant capacity.

How immune system protects children from malaria revealed

A new study has revealed that children who live in regions of the world where malaria is common can mount an immune response to infection with malaria parasites.

Modest exercise strengthens immunity in kidney patients

Small amount of regular exercise induces a systemic anti-inflammatory environment in the body and enhances immunity of kidney disease patients, a study finds.

Overactive immunity in pregnancy linked to brain damage in offspring

The male child may be more vulnerable to brain disorders due to the immune system `overdrive` in pregnant women than the female child -- and the impact may be life long, a new study shows.

Trip to space may weaken your immunity

Those would-be astronauts who made a beeline to apply for a one-way trip to Mars scheduled in 2022, boost your immunity first.

Use food items as shield against allergies

Allergies - respiratory like asthma and bronchitis, and skin related problems such as eczema and rash - generally worsen during winter. An expert suggests ways to improve immunity by eating vitamin rich food.