SATURDAY, Dec. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- It might seem like your toddler or preschooler has a nose that is always runny, but experts say that's normal.
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- While shift workers aren't more likely to get infected with COVID-19, they are more likely to suffer from severe disease requiring hospitalization, researchers warn.
$1 million "smart" apartments on the QLI campus near 72nd Street and Sorensen Parkway are preparing people with disabilities to be able to live independently.
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental therapy that uses the body's own immune system cells may beat a standard treatment for patients with advanced melanoma, a new clinical trial finds.
MONDAY, Dec. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- While people's immune system T-cells can still target the spike proteins of the COVID coronavirus, their power to do so is waning over time, researchers report.
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- It's thought that for an HIV vaccine to be widely effective, it will have to spur the body to make special antibodies that can neutralize a broad range of HIV strains. Now scientists say they have taken an essential step in that direction.
FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The breast cancer of author and poet Stephanie Gangi has receded and advanced in wearying waves for two decades now.
A new species of bacteria that doesn’t normally live in the gut may trigger an immune response so strong that it spreads to the joints.
FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's body appears to go on high alert after she loses her virginity, a new study reports.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with weakened immune systems could be inadvertently helping COVID-19 develop resistance to the antiviral drug remdesivir, a new study reports.
Teams of scientists worldwide are racing to stay ahead of the next coronavirus by developing what's known as pan-coronavirus vaccines.
Here are some fall treats that can boost your immune system, like butternut squash, which has a large amount of vitamin C and vitamin A.
TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Monkeypox was the cause of death in a Los Angeles County adult last week, public health officials confirmed Tuesday. This is the first known death from monkeypox to be reported in the United States.
The FDA’s authorization of the reformulated COVID-19 booster shots represents a major step in the effort to get more Americans boosted.
THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental new pill could boost treatment of the autoimmune disease lupus, researchers reported at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting.
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday it has loosened its COVID-19 social distancing recommendations as the American public learns to live with the virus in its midst.
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There are no magic wands or supplements to maintain a strong immune system. But here are six practical steps for boosting your child’s immune system.
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher is working to develop a computer model for one of the human body's most complex machines — the immune system.
Neil Cavuto, an immunocompromised Fox anchor who has dissented from the loudest voices at the right-wing network and spoken out in favor of Covid-19 vaccines, revealed on Monday that he had been hospitalized for weeks with a serious case of coronavirus and nearly died.
COVID-19 vaccines are saving an untold number of lives, but they can't stop the chaos when a hugely contagious new mutant bursts on the scene, leading people to wonder: Will we need boosters every few months? A new vaccine recipe? A new type of shot altogether?