Genetics Immune System / Vaccines

Researchers discover new autoinflammatory condition

A team of specialists from Australia and the United States has identified a new autoinflammatory condition in humans. They also understand what causes it, which can help researchers find an adequate treatment. Share on PinterestResearchers have identified a new autoinflammatory condition, which they have named CRIA syndrome. Autoimmune conditions occur when the body’s immune response […]

Immune System / Vaccines

Probiotics: Benefits for immunity may depend on sex

For the first time, a new study shows that “Probiotics and prebiotics can have different effects on the immune system in male, compared [with] female, piglets.” The findings have important implications for research on the effects of these supplements, as well as for personalized, probiotics-based treatments. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that the benefits of […]

Genetics Immune System / Vaccines

Humans and autoimmune diseases continue to evolve together

The ability to fight disease is a driving force in human survival. Inflammation has emerged as a key weapon in this process. As pathogens change and evolve, the immune system adapts to keep up. Share on PinterestOur DNA’s evolution also brought about autoimmune conditions, researchers explain. However, to what extent might such evolutionary adaptations also […]