Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: New energy for flagging immune cells

In severe COVID-19 patients, metabolism produces insufficient amounts of certain energy-rich compounds called ketone bodies. However, these energy carriers are needed by two important cell types in the immune system in order ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Stress affects fetus' ability to absorb iron, study finds

If a woman experiences chronic stress late in her pregnancy, it can affect her fetus' ability to absorb iron by as much as 15%, according to a study led by UW Medicine researchers in Seattle.

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