Tag Archives: Fight

How Do Children Fight Off the Coronavirus?

Why the coronavirus affects children much less severely than adults has become an enduring mystery of the pandemic. The vast majority of children do not get sick; when they do, they usually recover. The first study to compare the immune response in children with that in adults suggests a reason for children’s relative good fortune.… Read More »

Beat type 2 diabetes in middle age – and you could fight off Alzheimer’s

Beat type 2 diabetes in middle age – and you could fight off Alzheimer’s: Compelling new evidence shows high blood sugar in your 40s may trigger dementia Study of people with Alzheimer’s found 81 per cent had diabetes or prediabetes  Research found cheap diabetes drugs may be able to slow progress of disease The link… Read More »

Sen. Kamala Harris announces anti-racism bill to fight COVID-19’s impact on Black communities

Health News For Black America, fears around COVID-19 aren’t just about the disease itself, but seeking help from a medical system that doesn’t always treat Black lives as if they matter. On Wednesday morning, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced a new bill intended to address that inequality, a $ 200 million anti-racism initiative aimed at… Read More »

The fight goes on: Clinical trial shows promising new treatment for rare blood cancer

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that develops from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). It has many subtypes. A rare subtype, called intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (or IVLBCL) is notably hard to diagnose accurately because the cancerous lymphocytes grow inside small blood vessels, instead of at lymph nodes, and there is no… Read More »