20 Jun 2015
Washington: An experimental vaccine candidate may have the potential to stimulate the immune system to block HIV infection, according to new research.
04 Apr 2015
Washington: A new vaccine improves the immune system's response to cancer by using altered forms of proteins from the patient, according to a study published by the journal Science.
24 Jun 2015
Washington: Obama administration on Tuesday touted Kurdish-led advances against Islamic State in Syria as a model for the US-backed effort to retake territory from the jihadist group, but US officials cautioned that the insurgents remained resilient and could strike back.
06 Jan 2015
New York: Various microorganisms that naturally colonize the skin may help protect us from infections as they trigger specific responses in the skin immune system to fight invasion by pathogens, a new research, involving an Indian-origin scientist, has found.
29 Jan 2015
London: The first trial results of Ebola vaccine at Oxford University suggest the vaccine has an acceptable safety profile and is able to generate an immune response."The Ebola vaccine was well tolerated. Its safety profile is pretty much as we had hoped," said professor Adrian Hill of the Jenner Institute at Oxford University who led the trial.
16 Jun 2015
San Francisco: Twitter Inc's next chief executive officer faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after this week's management shakeup - helping disaffected advertisers connect with users.
15 Mar 2014
Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that using a compound to block the body's immune response greatly reduces disability after a stroke.
28 May 2015
New York: Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study conducted by an Indian-American researcher. Kanakadurga Singer, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Michigan, found that high-fat diets reprogram blood stem cells in male mice, promoting metabolic disease.
21 Apr 2015
New York: New research reveals that an immune system regulatory protein that promotes inflammation also helps regulate sensitivity to bitter taste.
07 May 2015
Guwahati: The 10-hour Assam Bandh called by the Asom Gana Parishad to protest against the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh evoked mixed response in the state on Thursday.