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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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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

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