Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why don't antibodies guarantee immunity?

With millions of COVID-19 cases reported across the globe, people are turning to antibody tests to find out whether they have been exposed to the coronavirus that causes the disease. But what are antibodies? Why are they ...

Medical research

Scientists develop antidote to new anticoagulants

(Medical Xpress)—Anticoagulants have saved the lives of those at risk for heart attack or stroke. However, because they prevent blood clotting, they can be dangerous to patients who suffer traumatic injuries or who require ...

Diabetes

Rapid-onset diabetes described with anti-PD-1 treatment

(HealthDay)—In a case report published online April 11 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation, researchers document rapid-onset insulin-dependent diabetes in an Asian patient undergoing treatment with anti-programmed ...

Medical research

Researchers uncover aspirin's effects on platelet rich plasma

A collaborative study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine explores the effects of aspirin on a new biologic therapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP). This is the first study of its kind to examine the defects of aspirin ...

Medical research

The largest ever study of the plasma proteome published

In a study published today in Nature Genetics, scientists at deCODE genetics , a subsidiary of the pharmaceutical company Amgen, demonstrate how measuring the levels of a large number of proteins in plasma at population scale ...

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