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An antibody is a blood protein that is produced in response to and counteracts an antigen. Antibodies are produced in response to disease and help the body fight against the particular disease. In this way, antibodies help the body develop an immunity to disease.
Study examines risk of using liver organs from hepatitis C positive donors

Study examines risk of using liver organs from hepatitis C positive donors

HCV screening or diagnosis could lower non‐prescribed opioid use

HCV screening or diagnosis could lower non‐prescribed opioid use

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Protein identified as promising novel obesity treatment

Protein identified as promising novel obesity treatment

Researchers uncover enzyme behind immune cell response

Researchers uncover enzyme behind immune cell response

Ebola vaccine that provides a year’s worth of protection developed

Ebola vaccine that provides a year’s worth of protection developed

Study reveals unique norovirus characteristic of hiding from host immune system

Study reveals unique norovirus characteristic of hiding from host immune system

Maternal immune activation linked to ASD symptom severity in children with autism

Maternal immune activation linked to ASD symptom severity in children with autism

GW researchers receive NIH award to bring Zika vaccine trial to Brazil

GW researchers receive NIH award to bring Zika vaccine trial to Brazil

New topical treatment to combat skin cancer yields promising results in preliminary study

New topical treatment to combat skin cancer yields promising results in preliminary study

Antibody-based Zika virus therapeutic protects monkeys from infection, study shows

Antibody-based Zika virus therapeutic protects monkeys from infection, study shows

Monoclonal antibody “cocktail” inhibits Zika infection, study reveals

Monoclonal antibody “cocktail” inhibits Zika infection, study reveals

DuraClone RE antibody panels improve detection of rare, abnormal events in blood disorders

DuraClone RE antibody panels improve detection of rare, abnormal events in blood disorders

New paper-based test can diagnose Zika infection within 20 minutes

New paper-based test can diagnose Zika infection within 20 minutes

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

MIT study sheds light on flu viruses' rapid evolution

MIT study sheds light on flu viruses' rapid evolution

Positive mood on the day of flu jab can increase its protective effect, research finds

Positive mood on the day of flu jab can increase its protective effect, research finds

Vaccine to prevent Lyme disease on the cards

Vaccine to prevent Lyme disease on the cards

Study: Antibody neutralizes dengue and Zika virus in mice

Study: Antibody neutralizes dengue and Zika virus in mice

Triple-action antibody to be tested as HIV vaccine

Triple-action antibody to be tested as HIV vaccine