Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 antibodies detectable up to seven months post COVID-19 onset

A new study led by Marc Veldhoen, principal investigator at Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM; Portugal) with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and researchers from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly

In the absence of approved, effective treatments for COVID-19, some hospitals have been treating patients with severe COVID symptoms with blood plasma from recovering patients. The blood of recovered patients contains antibodies ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why males may have a worse response to COVID-19

If you ask most women about how their male relatives, partners and friends respond to being sick, they'll often tell you with an accompanying eye roll, "He's such a baby." "He's extra whiny." Or "he exaggerates so much." ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ultrapotent antibody mix blocks COVID-19 virus attachment

A mix of ultrapotent antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients has been shown to recognize and lock down the infection machinery of the pandemic coronavirus and keep it from entering cells. Each of the antibody types performs ...

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