`Killer` immune cells destroy body cancer

A new research has suggested that immune cells, known as natural killer cells could help in hunting down and kill cancers that have spread in the body.

Even placenta helps baby girls survive battle for life

Know why there are significantly increased rates of pregnancy complications and poor health outcomes for baby boys? Because there is a distinct sex bias in the regulation of genes in the human placenta that makes girl babies win the battle for survival.

Danny Boyle insists on being immune to hypnotism

Danny Boyle, who is busy promoting his new movie `Trance`, has revealed that hypnosis doesn`t work on him as he has far too many thoughts going around in his head.

High-profile families not immune to dowry malice

They may be VIPs, celebrities
and high-profile people but their kin are not immune to the
malice called dowry as some of the recent cases in Andhra
Pradesh suggest.

HIV-infected people can handle disease better

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered a long-sought cellular factor that works to inhibit HIV infection of myeloid cells.

HIV-infected people can handle disease better

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered a long-sought cellular factor that works to inhibit HIV infection of myeloid cells.

Monkeys SIV-survival secrets may harbour AIDS cure

They found sooty mangabeys’s immune cells resist infection by closing the gates that SIV and HIV use to get into the cell- findings, which may lead to strategies to help HIV-infected individuals cope better with infection.

Monkeys SIV-survival secrets may harbour AIDS cure

They found sooty mangabeys’s immune cells resist infection by closing the gates that SIV and HIV use to get into the cell- findings, which may lead to strategies to help HIV-infected individuals cope better with infection.

Universal flu vaccine shows promise

A universal flu vaccine targeting a protein common to all strains of influenza A has safely produced an immune response in humans.

Universal flu vaccine shows promise

A universal flu vaccine targeting a protein common to all strains of influenza A has safely produced an immune response in humans.

How shifts in body temperature activate immune response

A study involving an Indian-origin researcher has found a temperature-sensing protein within immune cells that, when tripped, allows calcium to pour in and activate an immune response.

How shifts in body temperature activate immune response

A study involving an Indian-origin researcher has found a temperature-sensing protein within immune cells that, when tripped, allows calcium to pour in and activate an immune response.

Cells share data `to fight cancer`

Body`s immune cells often share info
about foreign substances with each other to keep off invaders.

Cells share data `to fight cancer`

Body`s immune cells often share info
about foreign substances with each other to keep off invaders.

SC order will `immune` Shah from evidence tampering charge

Former Gujarat junior Home
Minister Amit Shah`s lawyer, reacting to the SC
order asking him to leave Gujarat by Sunday, said by
fulfilling this condition Shah will be "immune" from any
allegations of tampering with evidence.

‘US never going to be immune from terror threats’

US is never going to be immune from terror threats, a top Obama
administration official said.

Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil

Researchers have isolated a molecule that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response.

Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil

Researchers have isolated a molecule that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response.

10 hours of sleep every day can help you hit 100!

Want to live to 100? Well, then get 10 hours of sleep a night, suggests a new study. Sleep is a major factor in rejuvenating the body and activating the immune system.

10 hours of sleep every day can help you hit 100!

Want to live to 100? Well, then get 10 hours of sleep a night, suggests a new study. Sleep is a major factor in rejuvenating the body and activating the immune system.