New Study Shows Microbiome Influences Antibody Production

New Study Shows Microbiome Influences Antibody Production

Because the microbiota is so complex, containing hundreds of different bacterial species, it was not known how the presence of microbes in the intestine shaped the antibodies that are present even before we are challenged by an infection.  Researchers have now shown...

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Curcumin’s Influence on Cytokine Storm

Curcumin’s Influence on Cytokine Storm

The end stage of virus infections often correlates with the onset of a cytokine storm. This uncontrolled release of proinflammatory cytokines by the body’s immune system involves more than 150 known inflammatory mediators. There are many factors involved in the...

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COVID-19: Melatonin as a Potential Adjuvant Treatment

COVID-19: Melatonin as a Potential Adjuvant Treatment

  This article summarizes the likely benefits of melatonin in the attenuation of COVID-19 based on its putative pathogenesis. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has become a pandemic with tens of thousands of infected patients. Based on clinical features, pathology,...

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