Immunology

A tiny molecule with a big impact

Nitric oxide (NO) occurs naturally in the human body as a messenger substance. It is considered an all-rounder, as it performs numerous important regulatory functions, including immune defense against pathogens. The exact ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The inside story of England's COVID pandemic described in new study

The COVID-19 crisis that gripped the UK between September 2020 and June 2021 can be thought of as a series of overlapping epidemics, rather than a single event, say researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, EMBL's European ...

Oncology & Cancer

Could ketogenic diet be helpful with brain cancer?

A modified ketogenic diet may be worth exploring for people with brain tumors, according to a new study published in the July 7, 2021, online issue of Neurology. The diet is high in fat and low in carbohydrates.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

5 things to know about the Delta variant

For the first time in more than a year, we're feeling some hope—or at least cautious optimism—that the pandemic could recede to the background. But experts want us to know that there is still a concern that new mutations ...

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