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How do we maintain immunity to previous viral infections?

Special immune cells called 'memory T cells' remember what bugs or viruses have made ...

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Why are anti-histamines prescribed for allergies such as hay...

In response to an allergen, such as pollen in hay fever, specific immune cells like m...

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In the movie Bubble Boy, what immune deficiency did the main...

Bubble boy suffered from a disease known as Severe combined immune deficiency (SCID)....

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What is the origin of the word vaccine?

The terms vaccine and vaccination are derived from Variolae vaccinae (smallpox of the...

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How is our immune system regulated?

Our immune system is self-regulated to ensure inflammatory immune cells don’t damage ...

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How are some parasites and viruses able to chronically infec...

Parasites are actively able to induce the regulatory mechanisms of our immune system,...

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International Day of Immunology 2017

Saturday, April the 29th 2017 marks International Day of Immunology.Our director Prof...

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