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Immunodeficiency (or immune deficiency) is a state in which the immune system's ability to fight infectious disease is compromised or entirely absent.

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LIH scientists discover unknown immune activation mechanism to ward off pathogens

LIH scientists discover unknown immune activation mechanism to ward off pathogens

NIH scientists identify protein complexes involved in promoting HSV infection and reactivation

NIH scientists identify protein complexes involved in promoting HSV infection and reactivation

Microbiologists accurately predict evolution of HIV surface proteins using financial math models

Microbiologists accurately predict evolution of HIV surface proteins using financial math models

Researchers solve medical mystery through genetics

Researchers solve medical mystery through genetics

Number of HIV-positive cancer patients in the U.S. projected to decrease through 2030

Number of HIV-positive cancer patients in the U.S. projected to decrease through 2030

Adolescent girls should be encouraged to establish care and rapport with gynecologist

Adolescent girls should be encouraged to establish care and rapport with gynecologist

Researchers enhance safety, effectiveness of potential HIV vaccine using on/off genetic switch

Researchers enhance safety, effectiveness of potential HIV vaccine using on/off genetic switch

Penn researcher receives $16.3 million NIAID grant to develop long-sought-after HIV vaccine

Penn researcher receives $16.3 million NIAID grant to develop long-sought-after HIV vaccine

Efficacy of innovative gene therapy can be tested quickly and cost-effectively using new cellular model

Efficacy of innovative gene therapy can be tested quickly and cost-effectively using new cellular model

Research findings hold promise to generate blood cell precursors from hPSCs

Research findings hold promise to generate blood cell precursors from hPSCs

Researchers estimate number of infants born in the U.S. with perinatal HIV infection

Researchers estimate number of infants born in the U.S. with perinatal HIV infection

Researchers develop smart genetic reference library for locating disease-causing mutations

Researchers develop smart genetic reference library for locating disease-causing mutations

New research offers insights into how differences arise in common illnesses

New research offers insights into how differences arise in common illnesses

Monash-Cardiff researchers gain new understanding of how HIV evades immune system

Monash-Cardiff researchers gain new understanding of how HIV evades immune system

Research may show new ways to repress inflammation at outset

Research may show new ways to repress inflammation at outset

Upstate opens new public cord blood bank in New York

Upstate opens new public cord blood bank in New York

New research provides clues to how antibody treatment led to remission in SIV-infected monkeys

New research provides clues to how antibody treatment led to remission in SIV-infected monkeys

Only subset of mother's HIV virus infects infants during pregnancy or breastfeeding, research shows

Only subset of mother's HIV virus infects infants during pregnancy or breastfeeding, research shows

Study explores how geospatial characteristics affect HIV prevention and care outcomes

Study explores how geospatial characteristics affect HIV prevention and care outcomes

IQWiG assesses benefit of newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency

IQWiG assesses benefit of newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency