Face masks associated with reducing healthcare workers’ risk of acquiring COVID-19

DETROIT – A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine from researchers at Henry Ford Health System has found that Henry Ford’s early implementation of a universal mask policy in the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with reducing the risk of healthcare workers at Henry Ford acquiring COVID-19. Through retrospective analysis of an…

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How COVID-19 affects the brain

What The Study Did: This article discusses possible pathogenic mechanisms of brain dysfunction in patients with COVID-19. Authors: Maura Boldrini, M.D., Ph.D., of the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York, is the corresponding author. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link…

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New approach against Covid-19

If Professor Thomas Rudel and the biopharmaceutical company Aeterna Zentaris GmbH have their way, there could possibly be significant enhancement in the fight against the global Corona pandemic in the future: a vaccination that is not administered by syringe, but in the form of a capsule that can simply be swallowed. Preclinical development, which should…

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Research group identifies potential therapeutic target for lupus

News Release 26-Mar-2021 Inhibiting IRE1α, a molecule activated by the endoplasmic reticulum in neutrophils, counters disease progression in lupus mice. Michigan Medicine – University of Michigan Research News A recent study published in JCI found that a neutrophil’s endoplasmic reticulum, the organelle that normally makes proteins in the cell, becomes stressed in the autoimmune disorder lupus.…

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