Waging an immunological war against a pathogen is not the body’s only way to survive an infection. Sometimes learning to live with an invader can be just as important.
Medzhitov shares Shaw Prize for discoveries related to innate immunity.
A new link between inflammation and cancer has revealed how the body's natural response to tissue injury can actually spur tumor growth.
The millions of beneficial bacteria in the human gut may actually help stave off injury to the lining of the intestines.
A subtle abnormality in the immune system may prevent certain people from responding favorably to a vaccine for Lyme disease.