A cell-based look at how the body responds to immune threats may one day help researchers find better treatments for this major U.S. killer For more than a decade, researchers have known that a core component of human immune function – called complement – can influence how the body responds to immune threats. Now researchers from the NIH and around...
A new study showed that a higher daily step count—about 7,000 steps per day--lowered the risk of death in a large group of middle-aged men and women by as much as 70% compared to those who took fewer steps.
A phase 2 study with 59 patients found fostamatinib, a targeted immune therapy used for a rare bleeding disorder, did not result in more adverse outcomes among adults hospitalized for COVID-19 who required assisted breathing support.
After following more than 123,000 women, ages 50-79, for 15 years, researchers found that those who ate a higher proportion of plant-based foods with healthful fats had a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and heart failure.