The main bioactive compound of ginger root lowers autoantibody production and helps halt disease progression in mice with antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus.
The liver siphons critical immune cells to render immunotherapy ineffective; radiation to the liver may block this process.
Researchers discover protein that regulates the gene expression for influential immune cells, paving a path for novel targets to treat inflammatory and allergic diseases.
Clinical trials underway are testing whether drugs that target the androgen receptor – successful in controlling prostate cancer – could also work against the coronavirus.
Osteopontin is discovered as the culprit behind these patients’ main cause of death. However, a repurposed immunosuppressive drug may combat the pro-inflammatory protein.