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Scientists identify mechanisms behind inflammasome activation by fungal pathogens

Scientists identify mechanisms behind inflammasome activation by fungal pathogens

Immune mechanism in COVID-19 patients triggers cytokine storm

Immune mechanism in COVID-19 patients triggers cytokine storm

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Promising new antivirals target arboviruses and SARS-CoV-2: Nodosome inhibitors

Promising new antivirals target arboviruses and SARS-CoV-2: Nodosome inhibitors

Novel super-activating macrophage receptor could explain hyper-inflammation in severe COVID-19

Novel super-activating macrophage receptor could explain hyper-inflammation in severe COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 viroporin triggers NLRP3 inflammasome causing a severe inflammatory response

SARS-CoV-2 viroporin triggers NLRP3 inflammasome causing a severe inflammatory response

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Researchers report the discovery of innate immune signaling pathway in fibroblasts

Researchers report the discovery of innate immune signaling pathway in fibroblasts

Macrophage subgroups may play pivotal role in COVID-19 lethality

Macrophage subgroups may play pivotal role in COVID-19 lethality

Drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B could be repurposed to prevent type 2 diabetes

Drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B could be repurposed to prevent type 2 diabetes

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

Congenital disorder of fat metabolism can cause chronic hyperreaction of the immune system

Congenital disorder of fat metabolism can cause chronic hyperreaction of the immune system

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease

Varying immune system responses can predict severe COVID-19 outcomes

Varying immune system responses can predict severe COVID-19 outcomes

Tobacco smoking and vaping nicotine may exacerbate COVID-19 inflammation

Tobacco smoking and vaping nicotine may exacerbate COVID-19 inflammation

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

Long-studied protein can be used as biomarker for traumatic brain injury

Long-studied protein can be used as biomarker for traumatic brain injury

Exercise can slow or prevent macular degeneration

Exercise can slow or prevent macular degeneration

Repurposing immunosuppressants to manage COVID-19

Repurposing immunosuppressants to manage COVID-19

Platelets can intensify inflammatory processes, study shows

Platelets can intensify inflammatory processes, study shows