Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hallmark of severe COVID-19 patients identified

A large team of researchers with members affiliated with a host of institutions in France has identified what they believe is a hallmark of severe COVID-19 patients. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Syphilis may have spread through Europe before Columbus

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease—and while commonly dismissed due to the availability of modern treatments, it is in fact spreading at an alarming rate: In recent decades, more than 10 million people around the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine prevents severe disease in mice

An experimental vaccine is effective at preventing pneumonia in mice infected with the COVID-19 virus, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The vaccine, which is made from a mild ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals immune-system paralysis in severe COVID-19 cases

A Stanford study shows that in severely ill COVID-19 patients, "first-responder" immune cells, which should react immediately to signs of viruses or bacteria in the body, instead respond sluggishly.

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