Two doses of the HPV vaccine may be just as effective as three at protecting against the virus.
When it comes down to it, it's your immune system versus the world. From "innate" immunity — which protects your body against basic threats — to "adaptive" immunity, which homes in on specific targets, your immune system has you covered. Sometimes, however, your immune system can turn against you, leading to autoimmune diseases. To keep up with all things immune, check here for the latest news.
It has long been thought that disease-causing viruses can take shelter from your body's defenses, the immune system, by hiding inside cells, but this is not the case, a new study finds.
Having kids may reduce a person's risk of catching a cold, but not for the reason that researchers suspected.
Women are most likely to get sick smack dab in the middle of their menstrual cycles when they are ovulating and a new study from Spain gives a clue as to why.
A particular type of cell that surrounds tumors may be preventing the body's naturally defenses, from wiping the cancer out, according to a new study in mice.
People who are prone to the sniffles and sneezes they bring on could have a reduced risk of developing brain cancer, according to a new study.
This amphibian ability to regrow lost limbs could increase understanding of wound healing in humans.
The body's immune response after a blow to the head may play a role in the development of later brain disease.
Perfumes with chemicals that mimic a person's unique immune fingerprint could be used to lure the most evolutionarily compatible mates