Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Runaway immune reactions can cause long COVID breathing problems

Stanford Medicine researchers have found a mechanism behind one of the most common symptoms of long COVID—shortness of breath. Post COVID-19 breathing problems are caused by a condition known as lung fibrosis, when damaged ...


Immune cells hold clues to vitamin D absorption, study suggests

Vitamin D plays an integral role in regulating immune function, and Penn State researchers have identified immune cells in mice that can be differentiated by whether or not they have vitamin D receptors—a finding that could ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher identifies potential cause of 'long COVID'

Even though the COVID-19 public health emergency classification will expire this spring, the lingering effects of the pandemic remain. A constant puzzle to solve since the first year of the pandemic has been "long COVID," ...

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