Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

IgA antibodies seem to protect unvaccinated against COVID-19

Despite daily contact with COVID-19 patients early in the pandemic, some health professionals avoided falling ill. As a University of Gothenburg study shows, the explanation appears to be an antidote in the immune system: ...

Immunology

Cancer vaccine improves outcomes in Lynch syndrome model

A new strategy for developing vaccines against cancer showed promise in a proof-of-concept study led by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian and Heidelberg University Hospital.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

5 facts about celiac disease

For people with celiac disease, foods as seemingly wholesome as whole grain bread can be dangerous.

Cardiology

Effectiveness of anticoagulants compared for valvular A-fib

(HealthDay)—For patients who are new to therapy for valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) as a class are effective and safe compared with warfarin, with some variability among individual ...

Immunology

Scientists reveal mechanism that causes irritable bowel syndrome

KU Leuven researchers have identified the biological mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain foods. The finding paves the way for more efficient treatment of irritable bowel ...

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