Immunology

How COVID-19 triggers massive inflammation

A study led by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital explains for the first time why COVID-19 causes severe inflammation in some people, leading to acute respiratory distress and multi-organ damage. Surprisingly, the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biomarkers could help predict severe SARS-CoV-2 infection

Molecular markers in the blood shown to be predictive of severe COVID-19 outcomes resulting from SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection have been identified in a study by a Chinese research team. The study results extend understanding ...

Oncology & Cancer

An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

A molecular epigenetic marker is important for distinguishing patients with childhood leukaemia at high and low risk of relapse even at the time of diagnosis. It can be important to adapt early on as to what treatment to ...

Oncology & Cancer

MicroRNAs predict recurrence risk of head and neck tumors

A recent paper published in the scientific journal Cell gives an unprecedented insight into the metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body over 24 hours. As part of a large-scale study, the authors constructed ...

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