Low blood level of 4 proteins can help diabetics against immune attack

Scientists have now revealed that patients with type 1 diabetes have significantly lower blood levels of four proteins, which helps in protecting their tissue from attack by their immune system.

Five health benefits of bell peppers!

Bell pepper is one of the most commonly found chili pepper belonging to the family of Capsicum annuum.

Early HIV treatment may save patients diagnosed with TB

Starting anti-HIV treatment within two weeks of the diagnosis of tuberculosis improved survival among patients with both infections who had very low immune-cell counts, a new study has found.

Implantable artificial pancreas to replace jabs for diabetics

An implantable artificial pancreas for diabetics has been developed that continuously measures a person's glucose level and can automatically release insulin as needed.

Excess vitamin A disrupts immune system

Too much Vitamin A shuts down the body's trained immunity, opening door to infections to which we would otherwise be immune, says a new study.

New drug combination slows deadly leukemia

A new combination therapy for a rare, deadly leukemia can send the disease into remission even in patients whose standard therapy has failed, researchers have found in a pilot study.

New class of anti-fungal drugs discovered

A new class of anti-fungals to treat people suffering from serious fungal infections has been found, new research says.

Diet rich in fat and sugar leads to loss of cognitive flexibility

It is being claimed that diet high in fat and sugar causes changes in gut bacteria, which leads to a significant loss of cognitive flexibility in comparison to a normal diet.

Five-day fasting diet could give you massive health benefits

Now you can slow down ageing, add years to your life, reduce risk of heart disease and cancer and boost the immune system, thanks to a five day diet which mimics fasting.

New HIV vaccine candidate may generate immune response: Study

An experimental vaccine candidate may have the potential to stimulate the immune system to block HIV infection, according to new research.

Breast milk more nutritious in China than US

Babies in China are treated to more nutritious breast milk than those in Mexico or the US, suggests a new research.

'Missing' link between brain and immune system found

A team of researchers has discovered the "missing" link between the brain and the immune system that may better treat neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis in the near future.

Brain directly connected to immune system: Study

 In a discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers have found that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.

New arthritis treatment developed in Australia

 Researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia have developed a breakthrough rheumatoid arthritis treatment targeting the underlying cause of the disease rather than the symptoms.

How our immune system is tricked by TB bacterium

 Scientists have now shown how the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium co-opts mechanisms of the immune system to its own advantage.

Indian-origin professor among researchers making sepsis diagnosis breakthrough

US researchers, including an Indian-origin professor at California's Standford University have identified a set of 11 genes that could help faster and accurate diagnosis of patients with sepsis and separate them from those with other forms of inflammation.

Father's age linked to blood cancer risk in his kids

A new study links a father's age at the birth of his child to the risk that the child will develop blood and immune system cancers as an adult, particularly for single kids.

Measles weakens immune system up to three years

Children affected by measles may live with a suppressed immune systems for up to three years, not just one or two months as earlier thought, new research has revealed.

How to counter side effects of antibiotics

There are times when it becomes unavoidable to take antibiotics. While these may cure you of your diseases, they leave you with nasty side effects like bloating, belching, gas, constipation and diarrhoea.

Immune system regulates sensitivity to bitter taste

New research reveals that an immune system regulatory protein that promotes inflammation also helps regulate sensitivity to bitter taste.