It’s all about the timing! Also our genes are regulated in a perfectly timed circadian manner. In this article you will learn about the story behind this discovery and about new discoveries on how aging can influence the circadian rhythm of the immune sytstem.
Men and women are different in many aspects of biology and behavior. But how does gender influences the immune system? What are the consequences for disease and drug treatments? Learn why it is our responsibility as immunologists to pay attention to gender.
Flow cytometry is an excellent tool for studying immune cell populations. But be careful! Sometimes it is not as unambiguous as we would like it to be…. Author: Frederic Risch
The job of a scientist can be stressful from time to time. But what is stress really? Here you will learn more about the biology of stress, how it affects our health and what we can do to get some relief in stressfull times.
Laughing is the best form of therapy! But what is the science behind laughing? In this arrticle you will find out what we can learn from tickeling studies in rats and why laughing is important for our mental health!
Going abroad to learn a new method and bring the knowledge back to your lab can take time and effort, especially when the new method is something like Cut&Tag. And did you ever wonder how it is to do an internship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm? In this article, you will learn a bit about it.
Recent research shows that the immunology of pregnancy is far more complex than long thought and that it requires fine-tuning of various immunological processes: For a successful pregnancy, pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory processes must take place at the right time and in the right place.
Microparticles of plastic that we ingest in our diet might be a risk factor to our health. This article discusses potential burdens of plastic on our metabolic health.
hile infant sepsis sounds quite dangerous (Yin), research shows that the long-term effects of this phenomenon might be beneficial (Yang).
While in the 80’s and early 90’s, an HIV infection meant a death sentence for many infected people, today HIV-infected individuals can live a normal life thanks to antiretroviral therapy . The combination of three different drugs (which might be all in one pill) blocks the replication of the virus to such a low level, that it becomes undetectable in the blood. The easiest explanation … Continue reading Living with HIV – Undetectable = Untransmittable »