Researchers have created an experimental device that, instead of inhibiting inflammatory proteins in COVID-19 patients, changes the phenotype of circulating white blood cells, helping wean two patients off ECMO.
What about the kidneys make them a hotspot for COVID-19’s cytokine storm? A research team says it’s the presence of a protein found on specialized renal transport cells.
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Telehealth interactions with substance use disorder specialists and support groups could open treatment and recovery to many, but key changes will be needed, experts say.