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Hepatitis C virus gradually destroys immune defenses

Hepatitis C virus gradually destroys immune defenses

A recent research cited in an academic journal titled Nature Medicine suggests that the virus that causes hepatitis C protects itself by blocking signals that call up immune defenses in liver cells.

Unsustainable immune response to chronic viral infection is triggered by inflammation

 A study finds fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.

How 'self-sabotage' prevents immune response against malaria

New research has revealed how malaria parasites cause an inflammatory reaction that sabotages our body's ability to protect itself against the disease.