Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?
Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?
Quieting immune attacks against pathogens and even providing nutrients to the invaders could improve health, according to a new line of research.
Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?
Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?

Quieting immune attacks against pathogens and even providing nutrients to the invaders could improve health, according to a new line of research.

Quieting immune attacks against pathogens and even providing nutrients to the invaders could improve health, according to a new line of research.

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Cachexia Is Driven By Killer T Cells in a Mouse Model of Infection
Cachexia Is Driven By Killer T Cells in a Mouse Model of Infection
Katarina Zimmer | May 22, 2019
A new study reveals an unexpected role for the immune cells and a previously unknown mechanism for the wasting syndrome.
Study: Antibiotics After Assisted Birth Reduce Maternal Infections
Study: Antibiotics After Assisted Birth Reduce Maternal Infections
Ashley P. Taylor | May 14, 2019
Delivery guidelines should be updated to reflect these results, the authors write.
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.
Infographic: Human-Style Image Analysis Without the Human
Infographic: Human-Style Image Analysis Without the Human
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.
As Disease Batters Florida Reefs, Scientists and Community Fight Back
As Disease Batters Florida Reefs, Scientists and Community Fight Back
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 4, 2019
Stony coral tissue loss disease has already affected 80 percent of Florida’s coastal reef system. Now, a huge team of responders is working to slow its spread and prepare for future restoration efforts.
Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance
Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance
Natalie Slivinski | Mar 1, 2019
The parasite that causes malaria has evolved to evade many of the drugs that researchers have developed to fight the tropical disease.
Infographic: Viruses on the Brain
Infographic: Viruses on the Brain
Ashley Yeager | Mar 1, 2019
Pathogens can take various routes to pass the blood brain barrier and damage cells.
Can the Flu and Other Viruses Cause Neurodegeneration?
Can the Flu and Other Viruses Cause Neurodegeneration?
Ashley Yeager | Mar 1, 2019
Scientists may need to seriously reconsider the cast-aside hypothesis that pathogens can play a part in diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Infographic: The Omentum’s Role in Health and Disease
Infographic: The Omentum’s Role in Health and Disease
Selene Meza-Perez, Troy D. Randall | Oct 1, 2018
Belly fat helps fight infection, but is also a common site of metastasis.