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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.
Understanding the role played by HIV in pulmonary hypertension

Understanding the role played by HIV in pulmonary hypertension

Females' immune system edges out males but at a cost of higher autoimmune risk

Females' immune system edges out males but at a cost of higher autoimmune risk

Scripps Research scientists develop an antibody that blocks lethal snake toxins

Scripps Research scientists develop an antibody that blocks lethal snake toxins

Individual genetic variations and bacterial flora linked to recurrent caries disease

Individual genetic variations and bacterial flora linked to recurrent caries disease

Researchers develop novel nanomedicine loaded with genetic material to fight  HIV

Researchers develop novel nanomedicine loaded with genetic material to fight HIV

Combination therapy shows promise in targeting latent HIV reservoirs

Combination therapy shows promise in targeting latent HIV reservoirs

U of M research offers new avenue of hope in the fight against chronic HIV

U of M research offers new avenue of hope in the fight against chronic HIV

Vaccines safe for pregnant women with HIV but show reduced immune response

Vaccines safe for pregnant women with HIV but show reduced immune response

Paxlovid enhances treatment options for COVID-19 patients

Paxlovid enhances treatment options for COVID-19 patients

Syphilis: A silent epidemic reawakens

Syphilis: A silent epidemic reawakens

Immunocompromised patients show prolonged SARS-CoV-2 infection and unique mutations

Immunocompromised patients show prolonged SARS-CoV-2 infection and unique mutations

HIV virus found to possess hidden transport ability

HIV virus found to possess hidden transport ability

Do yellow fever vaccines truly provide effective lifelong protection against the disease after a single dose?

Do yellow fever vaccines truly provide effective lifelong protection against the disease after a single dose?

Study addresses knowledge gap of clinical features and outcomes of Black patients with melanoma

Study addresses knowledge gap of clinical features and outcomes of Black patients with melanoma

New study reveals key tissues involved in HIV rebound after treatment

New study reveals key tissues involved in HIV rebound after treatment

Nutrition's pivotal role in combating tuberculosis: addressing N-AIDS for better outcomes

Nutrition's pivotal role in combating tuberculosis: addressing N-AIDS for better outcomes

Global mortality trends reveal convergence clubs and diverging patterns

Global mortality trends reveal convergence clubs and diverging patterns

Study finds that HIV populations in people with higher viral loads also have higher rates of viral recombination

Study finds that HIV populations in people with higher viral loads also have higher rates of viral recombination

Paxlovid treatment in 20% of COVID-19 patients could avert 850,000 hospitalizations, save up to $170 billion

Paxlovid treatment in 20% of COVID-19 patients could avert 850,000 hospitalizations, save up to $170 billion

Leveraging nutritional interventions for effective TB control

Leveraging nutritional interventions for effective TB control