Sepsis

Sepsis is a life-threatening illness. Your body's response to a bacterial infection usually causes it. Your immune system goes into overdrive, overwhelming normal processes in your blood. The result is that small blood clots form, blocking blood flow to vital organs. This can lead to organ failure. Babies, old people and those with weakened immune systems are most likely to get sepsis. But even healthy people can become deathly ill from it.

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Dexamethasone shown to upregulate innate and adaptive immune responses in COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients

Dexamethasone shown to upregulate innate and adaptive immune responses in COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients

Study: Babies born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery should not need antibiotics at birth

Study: Babies born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery should not need antibiotics at birth

Microbial characteristics of COVID-19

Microbial characteristics of COVID-19

Role of leptin in immune modulation and pathophysiology of COVID-19

Role of leptin in immune modulation and pathophysiology of COVID-19

Study finds SARS-CoV-2 infection caused significant changes in the levels of stress associated small RNAs

Study finds SARS-CoV-2 infection caused significant changes in the levels of stress associated small RNAs

Study finds reductions in hospital admissions for childhood infections during first year of pandemic

Study finds reductions in hospital admissions for childhood infections during first year of pandemic

Mapping peripheral blood glycoprotein profiles of COVID-19 patients

Mapping peripheral blood glycoprotein profiles of COVID-19 patients

Study shows probiotics can reduce symptoms of COVID-19 when taken post-exposure

Study shows probiotics can reduce symptoms of COVID-19 when taken post-exposure

Structural blueprint of nanoparticles developed to target neutrophils responsible for acute lung inflammation

Structural blueprint of nanoparticles developed to target neutrophils responsible for acute lung inflammation

Pediatric hospital admissions rise with omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant

Pediatric hospital admissions rise with omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant

Driving up immunity at tumor site may help enhance immunotherapy treatments

Driving up immunity at tumor site may help enhance immunotherapy treatments

WHO and UNICEF warn about the lack of basic water services in health care facilities

WHO and UNICEF warn about the lack of basic water services in health care facilities

Severity of SARS-CoV-2 compared to other human coronaviruses in children

Severity of SARS-CoV-2 compared to other human coronaviruses in children

Nasal infection drives lethal lung injury due to SARS-CoV-2 in mice

Nasal infection drives lethal lung injury due to SARS-CoV-2 in mice

Machine-learning model could help identify treatments that pose higher risk than other options

Machine-learning model could help identify treatments that pose higher risk than other options

UEA researchers reveal how immune cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection

UEA researchers reveal how immune cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection

AI-based technology to identify patients at risk of serious illness as a result of blood infections

AI-based technology to identify patients at risk of serious illness as a result of blood infections

Hypercoagulability of the blood responsible for cardiac thrombosis in COVID-19 patients

Hypercoagulability of the blood responsible for cardiac thrombosis in COVID-19 patients

Octapharma USA announces FDA approval of cutaquig 16.5% for pediatric PI patients

Octapharma USA announces FDA approval of cutaquig 16.5% for pediatric PI patients

Poolbeg and University College Dublin sign an Option Agreement to license melioidosis vaccine candidate

Poolbeg and University College Dublin sign an Option Agreement to license melioidosis vaccine candidate