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Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the "IL6" gene. IL-6 is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine. It is secreted by T cells and macrophages to stimulate immune response to trauma, especially burns or other tissue damage leading to inflammation.
Progression and severity of COVID-19 highly dependant on cytokine changes

Progression and severity of COVID-19 highly dependant on cytokine changes

Females mount stronger T-cell response to SARS-CoV-2

Females mount stronger T-cell response to SARS-CoV-2

Anticardiolipin antibodies and COVID-19

Anticardiolipin antibodies and COVID-19

A drug to treat harsh complications of coronavirus infection is registered in Russia

A drug to treat harsh complications of coronavirus infection is registered in Russia

Kidney enzyme renalase a potential therapy for severe COVID-19

Kidney enzyme renalase a potential therapy for severe COVID-19

New approach helps identify protein biomarkers in the blood of COVID-19 patients

New approach helps identify protein biomarkers in the blood of COVID-19 patients

Trial results show efficacy of netakimab for treating moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Trial results show efficacy of netakimab for treating moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Potential new immunotherapy for critical COVID-19

Potential new immunotherapy for critical COVID-19

Effects of chronic stress associated with increased inflammatory signaling within brain circuits

Effects of chronic stress associated with increased inflammatory signaling within brain circuits

Protein markers could help predict how ill a COVID-19 patient will become

Protein markers could help predict how ill a COVID-19 patient will become

27 protein biomarkers predict COVID-19 severity in patients

27 protein biomarkers predict COVID-19 severity in patients

New study reveals complex role of immune-system molecule in Huntington's disease

New study reveals complex role of immune-system molecule in Huntington's disease

Immunotherapy, steroids restore heart function in children with COVID-related multi-system inflammatory syndrome

Immunotherapy, steroids restore heart function in children with COVID-related multi-system inflammatory syndrome

Steroids and immunotherapy improve outcomes in children with COVID-related multi-system inflammatory syndrome

Steroids and immunotherapy improve outcomes in children with COVID-related multi-system inflammatory syndrome

Potential new treatment approach to fatal COVID-19

Potential new treatment approach to fatal COVID-19

Antiviral drug can help accelerate recovery of COVID-19 patients, study shows

Antiviral drug can help accelerate recovery of COVID-19 patients, study shows

Chasing the elusive dream of a COVID cure

Chasing the elusive dream of a COVID cure

Antiviral agent accelerates virus clearance in cases of COVID-19

Antiviral agent accelerates virus clearance in cases of COVID-19

Anti-inflammatory drug may improve respiratory function in some severe COVID-19 cases

Anti-inflammatory drug may improve respiratory function in some severe COVID-19 cases

11 healthcare centers participate in clinical trial of Russian drug against novel coronavirus

11 healthcare centers participate in clinical trial of Russian drug against novel coronavirus