COVID-19 has unmasked significant health disparities in the U.S.

The COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked longstanding racial and ethnic health-related disparities, according to a new article published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal…

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Recently recovered COVID-19 patients produce varying virus-specific antibodies

Most newly discharged patients who recently recovered from COVID-19 produce virus-specific antibodies and T cells, suggests a study published on May 3rd in the journal…

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New insight on maternal infections and neurodevelopmental disorders

The immune responses of a female mouse before pregnancy can predict how likely her offspring are to have behavioral deficits if the immune system is…

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Neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress found

Researchers at Nagoya University have discovered a neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress. The circuit begins in deep brain areas, called the…

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Timing of immune response to COVID-19 may contribute to disease severity

A new USC study suggests that temporarily suppressing the body’s immune system during the early stages of COVID-19 could help a patient avoid severe symptoms….

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Antibodies from llamas could help in fight against COVID-19, study suggests

The hunt for an effective treatment for COVID-19 has led one team of researchers to find an improbable ally for their work: a llama named…

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Nicotine exposure alone leads to pulmonary hypertension, study suggests

A study conducted by a team of researchers at LSU Health New Orleans has shown for the first time that chronic exposure to inhaled nicotine…

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Defects in the ‘Swiss-army knife’ of gene expression may contribute to neuronal diseases like Alzheimer’s

The growth, death, and diseases of complex organisms rely on the flow of information — from genes in DNA, through their transcription into RNA, and…

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