The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in the United States is supporting the development of products to control mosquitoes without the limitations of traditional chemical pesticides.
Scientists have reported that physical factors including exercise can worsen mastocytosis-related symptoms.
For the first time, scientists have shown that in certain people living with HIV, a type of antibody called immunoglobulin G3 (IgG3) stops the immune system’s B cells(link is external) from doing their normal job of fighting pathogens.
Despite promising advances, important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine, according to members of an international Ebola research consortium. In a Viewpoint published in The Lancet, the experts review the current field… Read More ›
Men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared with men who did not usually wear boxers, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Women are more vulnerable to HIV than men, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 20 Sub-Saharan African countries, more than 60 percent of the HIV affected population are women.
Africa is unique, culturally diverse with various traditional practices that may play greater roles in creating the enabling environment for viral diseases, such as Ebola.