Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hydroxychloroquine not recommended for treatment of COVID-19

Recently, several physicians hosted a press conference in which one physician claimed that the combination of hydroxychloroquine, the antibiotic azithromycin, and the mineral zinc could cure COVID-19. The video footage of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Researchers find a link between genes and preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is globally a leading cause of illness and deaths among mothers and their babies. This severe pregnancy disorder occurs in up to five percent of all pregnancies.

Medical research

Probing innate immunity, cGAS protein, and our own damaged DNA

The protein cGAS plays an essential role in cellular innate immunity by detecting the DNA of invading pathogens such as bacteria and viruses, or our own damaged and mislocalized DNA. Activation of the cGAS-STING signaling ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Is autoimmunity on the rise?

A study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology provides evidence that the prevalence of autoimmunity—when the immune system goes awry and attacks the body itself—has increased in the United States in recent years.

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