Measles Outbreak Giving Patients 'Immune Amnesia,' Body Forgets How To Fight Other Dangerous GermsIn the most severe cases, "they're just as vulnerable as if they were infants," said study senior author Stephen Elledge, a Harvard geneticist.
Sex Of Baby May Impact Mother’s Immune System During Pregnancy, Study FindsEvery pregnant woman has heard theories about the sex of her baby -- what she craves or how she's carrying means either a boy or a girl.
11-Month-Old UWS Boy Needs Risky Bone Marrow Transplant To Stay AliveAn Upper West Side family has been left with a tough decision, as their 11-month-old son needs a risky bone marrow transplant as the only possible cure for a rare genetic condition they only recently discovered.
Adults At Greater Risk For Whooping Cough With 30,000 New Cases Reported Each YearYou probably think of Whooping Cough as a kid’s sickness that was eliminated decades ago by a childhood vaccine.
Ayelet Galena, Baby With Rare Bone Marrow Syndrome, Needs TransplantWhen Ayelet Galena was born 15 months ago, she weighed 2 pounds 9 ounces. She has a compromised immune system and needs a bone marrow transplant to stay alive.
Researchers Optimistic Over Experimental Lung Cancer VaccineResearchers at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center have discovered a breakthrough experimental treatment for lung cancer.
Home, Fundraiser In The Works For L.I. Cancer Survivor Builders and volunteers announced in August that they would build a new home for the family, after the Shaljians were not chosen for ABC's Extreme Makeover show.
Study: Painkiller May Be Linked To Asthma, EczemaThere’s more evidence Friday that a common over-the-counter medication may be linked to both asthma and eczema in children.