Study finds common, targetable mechanism which tumors use to suppress immune responses — ScienceDaily

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has revealed a single protein expressed at high levels by cancer cells across a broad range of malignancies that erects a multifaceted barrier to anti-cancer…

Researchers seek to understand why vaccine responses vary from person to person — ScienceDaily

While vaccines are one of the most powerful public health tools for protecting against infectious disease, not everybody is conferred the same level of protection. Many factors determine whether an…

A common dietary fiber promotes allergy-like immune responses in preclinical studies — ScienceDaily

A type of dietary fiber called inulin, commonly used in health supplements and known to have certain anti-inflammatory properties, can also promote an allergy-related type of inflammation in the lung…

New study provides insight into coral immune responses to white plague disease — ScienceDaily

A new study in Science Advances led by researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington provides a novel framework for identifying broad coral disease resistance traits and examines the…

Spike-antibody responses to COVID-19 vaccination by demographic and clinical factors in a prospective community cohort study

S-antibody levels over time Of the 44,204 individuals enrolled in Virus Watch, a total of 9320 individuals, who submitted samples between 24 February 2021 and 13 October 2021, were eligible…

Non-nutritive sweeteners affect human microbiomes and can alter glycemic responses — ScienceDaily

Since the late 1800s non-nutritive sweeteners have promised to deliver all the sweetness of sugar with none of the calories. They have long been believed to have no effect on…

Study describes new ‘molecular tool’ to trigger targeted immune responses — ScienceDaily

A research team at the University of Oklahoma published a study in the journal Advanced Science that presents a new approach to triggering an adaptive immune response. The study was…

Specific brain responses to traumatic stress linked to PTSD risk — ScienceDaily

Results from the largest prospective study of its kind indicate that in the initial days and weeks after experiencing trauma, individuals facing potentially threatening situations who had less activity in…

Study reveals new mode of triggering immune responses — ScienceDaily

Small proteins, called chemokines, that direct immune cells toward sites of infection can also form DNA-bound nanoparticles that can induce chronic, dysfunctional immune responses, according to a new study by…

FAO African aquaculture aquatic animal health survey seeks responses

As aquaculture across the African continent begins to intensify and commercialise significantly, the financial and environmental impacts (and costs) of fish and shrimp diseases – as well as their potential…