Researchers prove they can engineer proteins to find new targets with high selectivity, a critical advance toward potential new treatments to help neuroregeneration, cytokine storm.
March 4, 2021 • ~7 min
New findings may solve a longstanding mystery about the immune system: How does it know what's going on in the brain? From a distance, researchers say.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~8 min
When exercised, human muscle can ward off the damaging effects of chronic inflammation, according to a new study using lab-grown muscle.
Jan. 25, 2021 • ~6 min
They don't come as pills, but try these 6 underprescribed lifestyle medicines for a better, longer life
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~10 min
The inflammation caused by Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) infection gives the pathogen a two-fold advantage that helps it thrive, a new study shows.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~4 min
While having a robust immune response to coronavirus infection may sound helpful, a new study shows the opposite may be true.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
The side effects of new SARS-CoV-2 vaccines are a result of immune system activation. While uncomfortable, they are both normal and expected. They are a sign that the vaccine is working.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~9 min
Few people with severe COVID-19 suffer from unbridled inflammation, researchers report. That suggests anti-inflammatory drugs may not help most patients.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
A new discovery offers hope for ways to treat a debilitating disease that has become a leading cause of death in the US..
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
Researchers have found that a targeted therapy with tocilizumab reduced mortality by 30 percent for critically ill COVID-19 patients when administered within the first two days of ICU admission.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~8 min