Immunity – is the body’s ability to resist the harmful effects of external and internal environment, which is produced in the process of evolution.
At congenital or acquired immune disorders a person is suffering from severe recurring inflammatory processes, for example, from the respiratory and digestive tract infections, fungal infections, and so on. Children with congenital immunodeficiency without treatment may die in the first year of life. Continue reading
Staphylococcus aureus is a major cause of life-threatening infections such as bacteremia and endocarditis. Unfortunately, many strains of this bacterial species have become resistant to certain antibiotics, including methicillin and amoxicillin. These strains are known as methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). Therefore, the prophylactic and therapeutic potential of antistaphylococcal vaccines is currently being explored with priority. Continue reading
During the winter, you’re exposed to way more indoor allergens like mold, dust mites, and animal dander than you are in the summer. After all, during the year’s coldest months, we spend pretty much all of our waking hours locked up with them.
Luckily, avoiding winter allergies doesn’t have to mean getting outside and braving the cold. Here easy ways to fight winter allergens from the comfort of your warm and cozy couch. Continue reading
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) – is a serious systemic disease of the connective tissue of the immune nature with which are surprised the skin and various internal organs.
90% of patients are women aged 20-40 years. The prevalence of the disease among different races and ethnic groups is not the same: SLE often occurs in blacks and whites less often. The disease has a a chronic character with periods of exacerbation and requires prolonged anti-inflammatory therapy. Continue reading