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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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Chemical found in marijuana could help HIV patients maintain their mental function

Chemical found in marijuana could help HIV patients maintain their mental function

St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with 'bubble boy' disease

St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with 'bubble boy' disease

Study: Unusual neuroinflammation may underlie cognitive problems in cART-treated HIV patients

Study: Unusual neuroinflammation may underlie cognitive problems in cART-treated HIV patients

BU researchers receive $2.7 million grant to find better ways of delivering anti-retrovirals

BU researchers receive $2.7 million grant to find better ways of delivering anti-retrovirals

Desperate for coverage: Are short-term plans better than none at all?

Desperate for coverage: Are short-term plans better than none at all?

Orchard Therapeutics opens new facility for technical operations in San Francisco Bay area

Orchard Therapeutics opens new facility for technical operations in San Francisco Bay area

HIV directly impacts the brain in early stages of infection

HIV directly impacts the brain in early stages of infection

Study highlights need to improve quality of cardiovascular care for HIV-positive adults

Study highlights need to improve quality of cardiovascular care for HIV-positive adults

Researchers test new vaccination strategy against HIV-related SIV in monkeys

Researchers test new vaccination strategy against HIV-related SIV in monkeys

Monoclonal antibody effectively blocks development of graft-versus-host disease, research shows

Monoclonal antibody effectively blocks development of graft-versus-host disease, research shows

Researchers shed light on link between cholera outbreaks affecting African and American continents

Researchers shed light on link between cholera outbreaks affecting African and American continents

McMaster study: High-risk sexual behavior among women may increase risk of acquiring STIs

McMaster study: High-risk sexual behavior among women may increase risk of acquiring STIs

4-in-1 influenza vaccine appears to provide broad protection against flu

4-in-1 influenza vaccine appears to provide broad protection against flu

World’s only Atomo HIV Self Test receives CE Marking from European Union Notified Body

World’s only Atomo HIV Self Test receives CE Marking from European Union Notified Body

Study to determine lowest dose of chemotherapy needed for babies with SCID

Study to determine lowest dose of chemotherapy needed for babies with SCID

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Triple-action antibody to be tested as HIV vaccine

Triple-action antibody to be tested as HIV vaccine

USC scientist finds new approach to prevent HIV infection

USC scientist finds new approach to prevent HIV infection

Researchers develop quick and easy-to-use test for detecting rare immunodeficiency

Researchers develop quick and easy-to-use test for detecting rare immunodeficiency