Many of us don't get an adequate amount of nutrients.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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Three new studies show corticosteroids can reduce deaths in critically ill COVID-19 patients. But what about other patients?
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~8 min
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The immune system is trained to destroy viruses, even when they carry therapeutic cargo as is the case in gene therapy. Now researchers have figured out how to dial down the immune response.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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The University of Cambridge and Royal Papworth Hospital have secured £1.5million of funding as part of the national effort by UK immunologists to understand
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If antibody levels drop dramatically after an infection, what does that mean for immunity? An expert explains how B and T cells contribute to immunity and why antibodies don't tell the full story.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: covid-19 immune-system pandemic sars-cov-2 adaptive-immune-response innate-immune-response immune-response t-cell antibody b-cell
Researchers discover clues to the origin of inflammatory bowel disease and a possible strategy for treatment.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~9 min
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Honey bees can't practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in close quarters by working together
Life in a honey bee hive is all about cooperating for the collective good.
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Many patients suffering from COVID-19 exhibit neurological symptoms, from loss of smell to delirium to a higher risk of stroke. Down the road, will COVID-19 survivors face a wave of cognitive issues?
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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Research shows that children can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others. Though rare, some kids do become severely ill and a few have died from COVID-19.
July 28, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: children public-health coronavirus immune-system school death transmission sars-cov-2 disease reopening infection masks kawasaki-disease kids covd-19
Nanoparticles dressed up in cell membranes snag SARS-CoV-2 virus particles before they reach human cells.
July 9, 2020 • ~5 min
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