Zika is tied to second adult brain disease, deepening fears of virus's unknown dangers

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Zika is tied to second adult brain disease, deepening fears of virus's unknown dangers

… known as Guillain-Barré syndrome, in which the immune system attacks the nerves and can start as weakness or tingling and can lead to paralysis.
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People with multiple tattoos may have better immune systems

“Tattooing may stimulate the immune system in a manner similar to a vaccination to be less susceptible to future pathogenic infiltration,” according to …
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Could a gene-editing tweak make pigs organ donors for ailing humans?

In addition to the usual challenges posed by the immune system's inclination to reject foreign tissue, the use of pig organs to fill the yawning gap …
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New research explains why HIV is not cleared by the immune system

Immune checkpoints are immunological “brakes” that prevent the over-activation of the immune system on healthy cells. Tumor cells often take …
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