Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Estimating hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2 infections in England

An estimated 95,000–167,000 inpatients at English National Health Service (NHS) hospitals caught SARS-CoV-2 while in hospital during England's "second wave" of COVID-19, between June 2020 and March 2021, reports a paper, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Memory killer cells can improve survival for melanoma patients

Our skin contains specialized long-lived killer cells that protect against intruders. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have now identified how these cells are formed, and shown that high levels of memory killer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mechanisms underlying autoimmunity in Down syndrome revealed

Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have identified which parts of the immune system go awry and contribute to autoimmune diseases in individuals with Down syndrome. The findings published ...

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