How coronavirus kickstarts deadly lung inflammation

"Why do some people generate this very profound response, especially elderly people or people with underlying health conditions?" New research may explain.

Kat McAlpine-Boston • futurity
Sept. 28, 2020 ~11 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation lungs featured health-and-medicine

How coronavirus kickstarts deadly lung inflammation

"Why do some people generate this very profound response, especially elderly people or people with underlying health conditions?" New research may explain.

Kat McAlpine-Boston • futurity
Sept. 28, 2020 ~11 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation lungs featured health-and-medicine

‘Toe spring’ shoes can lead to long-term pain

"Toe spring" shoes may give the muscles in your feet a break—but that might not be a good thing in the long run.

Cory Nealon-Buffalo • futurity
Sept. 21, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: inflammation exercise pain walking running health-and-medicine feet

Tweak could boost vaccine protection and cut inflammation

"We thought that the molecule would decrease inflammation, but we were surprised to see that it could provide more protection at the same time."

U. Chicago • futurity
Sept. 18, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: inflammation vaccines health-and-medicine

Turmeric-based drug eases eye inflammation in dogs

A new medication made from a compound in turmeric shows promise in treating uveitis, an eye inflammation condition, in dogs. Can it work for people?

Jennifer Gauntt • futurity
Sept. 8, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: dogs inflammation vision health-and-medicine turmeric

Can blood sugar control protect against COVID’s worst effects?

A new algorithm might be able to help people with diabetes control high blood sugar as a protective measure against COVID-19 complications.

Jordyn Imhoff-U. Michigan • futurity
Aug. 13, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: diabetes covid-19 inflammation featured health-and-medicine blood-sugar

Immune response can predict who gets severe COVID-19

New research digs into why some people have more severe cases of COVID-19. It also may point to ways to treat serious cases of the disease.

Bill Hathaway-Yale • futurity
July 27, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation featured health-and-medicine immune-systems

Bats may shed light on COVID-19 resistance

Bats live a long time and can resist viruses like the one that causes COVID-19. New research finds this may be due to their control over inflammation.

Lindsey Valich-Rochester • futurity
July 14, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation longevity viruses bats health-and-medicine immune-systems

Parents: Beware of this COVID-linked syndrome in kids

As researchers learn more about COVID-19 and how it affects kids, they warn parents to be on the lookout for symptoms of multiple inflammatory syndrome.

Maud Alobawone-Rutgers • futurity
June 30, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation parents viruses childrens-health health-and-medicine

Parents: Beware of this COVID-linked syndrome in kids

As researchers learn more about COVID-19 and how it affects kids, they warn parents to be on the lookout for symptoms of multiple inflammatory syndrome.

Maud Alobawone-Rutgers • futurity
June 30, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation parents viruses childrens-health health-and-medicine

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