COVID may trigger autoimmune disease in some people, contributing to their deaths.
The University of Oxford, in collaboration with British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, has produced a leading coronavirus vaccine candidate. However, the Phase 3 clinical trial was paused because one patient is thought to have developed a serious adverse reaction. What could it be?
Given therapeutics in the cancer category dominate the list is not so surprising, given the hefty price tag they yield. Where there is a great return there tends to be a great investment.
Dr. Edward Archer believes that nutrition science is not just misguided but actually harmful. That's an extraordinary statement that requires extraordinary evidence. Does he provide it in his latest paper?
Currently, the efficacy of stem cell transplantation in preventing the progression of MS is being investigated, particularly in patients whose disease is not well-controlled with pharmacologic agents.
Although psoriasis is primarily a disease of the skin, its effects often go well beyond skin deep. The disease, which is considered to be autoimmune, can be very difficult to live with. Its most common form causes white, scaly patches, which are itchy, unsightly and can cover large areas of the body. Although uncommon, it can be so debilitating that people who are afflicted have higher rates of depression and suicide.
The bad news is that any way you cut it, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disabling systemic disease that can flare unpredictably. It is an autoimmune disease, meaning that the