According to a new study, spaceflight may have detrimental effects on the immune system.
By Justin Scuiletti
American Bruce Beutler and Luxembourg-born Jules Hoffmann shared this year's Nobel Prize in medicine with Canadian-born Ralph Steinman, who died on Friday, for their discoveries related to the immune system. Jeffrey Brown discusses their work with Dr. Anthony Fauci of…
An AIDS vaccine tested in Thailand has shown signs of stopping HIV infection for the first time. Tim Clarke of ITN reports on the clinical research.
As word emerged Tuesday that the first American has died of the H1N1 flu, the virus appeared to be waning in Mexico. After the latest U.S. news, Ray Suarez reports from Mexico City.
It took 47 years to develop a polio vaccine, 42 to develop a measles vaccine and 105 for typhoid. So historically speaking, at 24 years in, research on the AIDS vaccine is still young.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The head of the federal government's AIDS vaccine research program said Tuesday that the focus should shift from large-scale human vaccine trials back to basic research.
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