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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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Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

New strain of HIV discovered and sequenced

New strain of HIV discovered and sequenced

New model could predict response of HIV-infected individuals to cancer immunotherapy

New model could predict response of HIV-infected individuals to cancer immunotherapy

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

Syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found to be greater than general population

Syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found to be greater than general population

Scientists discover new patterns in the evolution of the influenza virus

Scientists discover new patterns in the evolution of the influenza virus

NIH grants boost rare diseases research efforts

NIH grants boost rare diseases research efforts

Study sheds new light on transmission dynamics of HIV-1B virus in Indonesia

Study sheds new light on transmission dynamics of HIV-1B virus in Indonesia

New $4.5 million federal grant to make more HIV testing available in the Chicago area

New $4.5 million federal grant to make more HIV testing available in the Chicago area

High-resolution imaging shows how HIV spreads between living cells

High-resolution imaging shows how HIV spreads between living cells

Dormant HIV reservoirs could be killed with RNA switch

Dormant HIV reservoirs could be killed with RNA switch

New compound could take on lethal fungal, bacterial infections in immunocompromised people

New compound could take on lethal fungal, bacterial infections in immunocompromised people

Wistar awarded more than $12 million to study opioid use in HIV-infected people

Wistar awarded more than $12 million to study opioid use in HIV-infected people

As off-label use spreads, supplies of niche drugs and patients’ patience grow short

As off-label use spreads, supplies of niche drugs and patients’ patience grow short

Fullerene compounds effectively combat dangerous viral infections

Fullerene compounds effectively combat dangerous viral infections

Study uncovers new factor in the development of childhood lymphoma

Study uncovers new factor in the development of childhood lymphoma

Cellular metabolic overactivity leads to inflammation, research reveals

Cellular metabolic overactivity leads to inflammation, research reveals

Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens

Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens

Despite failed promises, stem cell advocates again want taxpayers to pony up billions

Despite failed promises, stem cell advocates again want taxpayers to pony up billions

Chlamydia vaccine shows promise after a successful clinical trial

Chlamydia vaccine shows promise after a successful clinical trial