Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Glucocorticoids are harmful in treating viral respiratory infections

Glucocorticoids are widely used in treating acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) despite there being no indisputable scientific evidence of their effectiveness. The main reason seems to be that there is no effective ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Potential targets for COVID-19 vaccine found

Scientists from the University of Manchester have identified parts of the SARS-CoV-2 strain of coronavirus that activate an immune response and which could act as targets for vaccine development.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First COVID-19 autopsy series reveals new cardiopulmonary findings

LSU Health New Orleans pathologists performed the first series of autopsies on African Americans who died from COVID-19 in New Orleans, and their findings provide new and critical information to guide patient management. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preventing 'cytokine storm' may ease severe COVID-19 symptoms

For some COVID-19 patients, the body's immune response may be as destructive as the virus that causes the disease. The persistent high fevers, severe respiratory distress, and lung damage seen in some critically ill patients ...

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