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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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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

Newly discovered immunodeficiency can make people seriously ill from chickenpox virus

Newly discovered immunodeficiency can make people seriously ill from chickenpox virus

Cow immunization may lead to new human vaccines and treatments for HIV, study finds

Cow immunization may lead to new human vaccines and treatments for HIV, study finds

Contaminated blood scandal that infected thousands in 70’s and 80’s being investigated

Contaminated blood scandal that infected thousands in 70’s and 80’s being investigated

NIA-funded conference findings aim at integrating frailty management into person-centered care

NIA-funded conference findings aim at integrating frailty management into person-centered care

More-is-better approach appears to improve vaccine protection from HIV-like virus in monkeys

More-is-better approach appears to improve vaccine protection from HIV-like virus in monkeys

When an insurer balks and treatment stops

When an insurer balks and treatment stops

HPV infection more likely to develop into cervical pre-cancer in women with HIV

HPV infection more likely to develop into cervical pre-cancer in women with HIV

Researchers identify many dangerous strains of TB pathogens

Researchers identify many dangerous strains of TB pathogens

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