Read more about the article These foods increase or decrease the risks of certain cancers: observations from an umbrella review.
Eggs are beneficial if taken in moderate quantities.

These foods increase or decrease the risks of certain cancers: observations from an umbrella review.

Several research findings have shown that some foods are associated with an increase or decrease in the risks of certain cancers; however, many of these published data may be biased…

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Read more about the article JAK Inhibitors. What do these drugs add to the Covid-19 therapy pool?
JAK Inhibitors. What do these drugs add to the Covid-19 therapy pool?

JAK Inhibitors. What do these drugs add to the Covid-19 therapy pool?

JAK inhibitors, drugs previously reserved for conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, have shown promising results in ameliorating the disastrous effects of Covid-19. We now know, with certainty, that a dysregulated immune…

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Read more about the article Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 (ACE-2): Covid-19 attacks the selected body organs for the same reason.
SARS-CoV-2 uses the ACE-2 receptor to enter and infect host cells. Image credit: theconversation.com

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 (ACE-2): Covid-19 attacks the selected body organs for the same reason.

No doubt, Covid-19 is the most devastating global infectious disease since the 1918 Spanish flu. Initially thought of as a respiratory infection, Covid-19 causes multiorgan damage that culminates in substantial…

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Read more about the article Tocilizumab – the covid-19 wonder drug you may never prescribe (use).
Tocilizumab – the covid-19 wonder drug you may never prescribe (use).

Tocilizumab – the covid-19 wonder drug you may never prescribe (use).

No doubt, covid-19 has led to a plethora of investigational new drug trials – to curb the threat of a pandemic, and tocilizumab is one such drug that has gained…

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Read more about the article N-Acetylcysteine and Covid-19. It may confer a glimmer of hope.
N-Acetylcysteine and Covid-19. It may confer a glimmer of hope.

N-Acetylcysteine and Covid-19. It may confer a glimmer of hope.

N-acetylcysteine has, for decades, been used to combat toxicity from paracetamol overdose and sepsis. However, the old guard has excellent properties that may avert the inflammatory chaos we’ve observed among…

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Read more about the article Herb-induced liver injury, Covid-19, and You: Beware.
Herb-induced liver injury, Covid-19, and You: Beware.

Herb-induced liver injury, Covid-19, and You: Beware.

Herb-induced liver injury is an underreported phenomenon in daily medical practice in resource-limited settings. Patients hardly discern information related to which herbs they might have used before their presenting complaints.…

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