Scary Movies Boost Immune System, Help with Weight LossResearchers found scary films triggered the body's fight or flight response.
WashU Connects Memory Loss to People with West Nile VirusThousands of people live with memory loss and other long-term neurological problems as a result of their West Nile virus infection.
SLU Vaccine Center to Test Zika Vaccine on HumansOnce SLU researchers have initial safety data from the St. Louis trial, they will start up a second parallel study in Puerto Rico.
Local Researcher Pushes For Diverse Lab Mice in Cancer StudiesSaint Louis University microbiologist and immunologist Dr. Ryan Teague says researchers should include laboratory mice who are old and obese in their studies of immunotherapy treatments for cancer.
Immune Drug for Deadly Skin Cancer Shows Long-Term SurvivalThe study involved 655 patients and was released Wednesday in advance of an American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting next month in Chicago.
Local Researchers Testing Hepatitis B Treatment for ChildrenMore than 350 million people are chronically infected with the virus that causes severe liver damage and many kinds of health problems including liver cancer and death.