There is a link between rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease

According to a study led by Stanford University, periodontal disease could cause breaches in the oral mucosa that would ultimately activate an upsurge in the immune attack on the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the joints until they become deformed and cause painful swelling. On the other […]

Study shows increase in suicidal thoughts in Covid-19 patients

What do we know about the lesions left on the brain following an infection with the coronavirus? What was the impact of Covid-19 on mental health during the 2020 pandemic? A study investigated the link between the form and severity of Covid-19 with suicidal thoughts. Could these be another manifestation of a long Covid symptom? […]

Immune system: Does Corona trigger an immune deficiency?

“That’s actually exactly what we expect,” says Onur Boyman. “Because when the T cells are effectively activated, they migrate to the lymph nodes and therefore disappear from the blood.” T cells are specific, which means that a T cell only recognizes a fragment of a protein, for example a Fragment of the Sars-CoV-2 spike protein, […]

new treatment halves risk of hospitalization

A single dose of lambda interferons has halved the risk of hospitalizations for SARS-CoV-2 infection in clinical trials. The rate of reduction even reached 89% in unvaccinated people. Update on this promising new treatment. The relief of Paxlovid (Pfizer’s pill against Covid-19) has arrived, but without its drawbacks. On the one hand, Pfizer’s drug requires […]

genetically modified cells offer hope for treatment

To treat cancers, immunotherapy is presented as an alternative to chemotherapy. Swedish researchers tested CAR-T cell therapy, which was found to be effective in attacking ovarian tumor cells in mice. Promising research should pave the way for a clinical trial. L’immunotherapyimmunotherapy anti-cancer therapy consists of soliciting the immune systemimmune system to fight tumors. Among the […]

After Corona: risk of autoimmune diseases increases – Guide

Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Health Care Chair of Social Medicine and Health Services Research University Hospital and Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus at the TU Dresden Fetscherstraße 74 01307 Dresden (0351) 458-6493 Rheumatism outpatient clinic at the Marien Hospital Alfredstraße 9 22087 Hamburg Immunologe Institute of Immunology Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1 30625 Hannover […]

Here are the Signs You Are Deficient in Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body, according to the National Health Service (NHS) in England. It is beneficial for bones, teeth, and muscles and can prevent bone deformities. Low levels of vitamin D can cause a decrease in bone density, increasing the risk […]

Even just 2 tablespoons refreshes the whole body! It sweeps away inflammation

The foods we eat for breakfast can affect our whole day. Experts recommend avoiding cereals, ready-made fruit juices and processed meats such as salami and sausages for breakfast. Tahini, which is indispensable for those who enjoy sweet tastes for breakfast, is almost healing. The benefits of tahini do not end with counting. The consumption of […]

HIV leaves a permanent memory in the cells

A scientific collaboration between the United States and Australia has discovered that HIV leaves permanent traces in the cells it infects. Scientists at George Washington University and their Australian colleagues have found that HIV permanently alters immune cells, exposing the body to chronic inflammation that does not go away when the infection is suppressed by […]