Biological ‘atlas’ shows dual personality for immune cells that cause Type 1 diabetes

Immunologists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have created a database that identifies gene-regulatory mechanisms in immune cells that facilitate Type 1 diabetes. The findings were published today in Nature Immunology. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the body’s own cells. In Type 1 diabetes, immune cells called…

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Increases in self-reported mental health issues, service use in Ontario

The number of people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders in Ontario remained stable between 2002 and 2014, but the number of people self-reporting mental health issues and using mental health services has increased, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “These findings may indicate that because of increased awareness and reduced stigma around…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Pelosi Accuses Trump of ‘Deadly’ Denial and Governors Plead for Help; New York Mayor Says Medical Supplies Will Run Out in a Week

Here’s what you need to know: Governors plead for supplies as Nancy Pelosi attacks Trump for early ‘denial’ she called ‘deadly.’ ImageA group of nurses protested the lack of medical equipment at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx on Saturday.Credit…Gregg Vigliotti for The New York Times Several Democratic governors said on Sunday that they feared…

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Margaret Walker, Aran Clair

Margaret Frances Matilda Walker and Aran Lundgren Clair were married March 25 on the plaza of the Arlington Courthouse in Arlington, Va. Isabel Kaldenbach, a civil celebrant authorized by the Arlington County Circuit Court, officiated. The couple originally planned to marry at the First Presbyterian Church in Nashville before the Centers for Disease Control and…

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