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Alcohol advice for pregnant women: A lost opportunity to communicate new guidelines

Alcohol advice for pregnant women: A lost opportunity to communicate new guidelines

by Lisa Schölin and Lesley Smith,The ConversationCredit: SHVETS production from PexelsPregnant women in the UK are nowofficially advisedto consume no alcohol at all. These guidelines

Alcohol advice for pregnant women: A lost opportunity to communicate new guidelines

by Lisa Schölin and Lesley Smith,The ConversationCredit: SHVETS production from PexelsPregnant women in the UK are nowofficially advisedto consume no alcohol at all. These guidelines
Exercise during pregnancy may yield metabolic benefits in grandchildren

Exercise during pregnancy may yield metabolic benefits in grandchildren

by Alvin Powell,Harvard UniversityEffects of grandmaternal exercise on F2 body weights and composition. Body weight of male (A) and female (B) F2 during the first year of life. Fat mass and lean

Exercise during pregnancy may yield metabolic benefits in grandchildren

by Alvin Powell,Harvard UniversityEffects of grandmaternal exercise on F2 body weights and composition. Body weight of male (A) and female (B) F2 during the first year of life. Fat mass and lean
Risk of Zika infection appears to be low for pregnant women

Risk of Zika infection appears to be low for pregnant women

(HealthDay)—U.S. women traveling to areas where the Zika virus is circulating might be less likely to be infected than expected, but risk remains, according to research published in the June issue of&

Risk of Zika infection appears to be low for pregnant women

(HealthDay)—U.S. women traveling to areas where the Zika virus is circulating might be less likely to be infected than expected, but risk remains, according to research published in the June issue of&
Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth

Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth

by Stanford University Medical CenterCredit: CC0 Public DomainA new blood test for pregnant women detects with 75-80 percent accuracy whether their pregnancies will end in premature birth. The techniq

Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth

by Stanford University Medical CenterCredit: CC0 Public DomainA new blood test for pregnant women detects with 75-80 percent accuracy whether their pregnancies will end in premature birth. The techniq
Pregnant women and babies can be vegans but careful nutrition planning is essential

Pregnant women and babies can be vegans but careful nutrition planning is essential

by Clare Collins,The ConversationCredit: Amina Filkins from PexelsAsmore Australians opt for meat-free diets, some are cutting out animal products altogether and going vegan. But is this s

Pregnant women and babies can be vegans but careful nutrition planning is essential

by Clare Collins,The ConversationCredit: Amina Filkins from PexelsAsmore Australians opt for meat-free diets, some are cutting out animal products altogether and going vegan. But is this s
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SARS-CoV-2 hijacks antiviral human proteins to enter human cells

SARS-CoV-2 hijacks antiviral human proteins to enter human cells

by American Society for MicrobiologyTransmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles isolated from a patient. Credit: NIAIDSARS-CoV-2 depends on the broadly antiviral interferon-ind

SARS-CoV-2 hijacks antiviral human proteins to enter human cells

by American Society for MicrobiologyTransmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles isolated from a patient. Credit: NIAIDSARS-CoV-2 depends on the broadly antiviral interferon-ind
Antibodies produced by SARS-CoV-2 variants vary in ability to neutralise other variants of the virus

Antibodies produced by SARS-CoV-2 variants vary in ability to neutralise other variants of the virus

by The Francis Crick InstituteColorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Image

Antibodies produced by SARS-CoV-2 variants vary in ability to neutralise other variants of the virus

by The Francis Crick InstituteColorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Image
Immunological memory after SARS-CoV-2 infection recovery

Immunological memory after SARS-CoV-2 infection recovery

by University of FreiburgColorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Image captu

Immunological memory after SARS-CoV-2 infection recovery

by University of FreiburgColorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Image captu
How does SARS-CoV-2 evade our immune defenses?

How does SARS-CoV-2 evade our immune defenses?

by John Hewitt , Medical XpressColorized scanning electron micrograph of a cell (blue) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (red), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIA

How does SARS-CoV-2 evade our immune defenses?

by John Hewitt , Medical XpressColorized scanning electron micrograph of a cell (blue) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (red), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIA
Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 remain stable, or even increase, seven months after infection

Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 remain stable, or even increase, seven months after infection

by Barcelona Institute for Global HealthColorized scanning electron micrograph of a cell (blue) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (red), isolated from a patient sample. Image captu

Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 remain stable, or even increase, seven months after infection

by Barcelona Institute for Global HealthColorized scanning electron micrograph of a cell (blue) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (red), isolated from a patient sample. Image captu
S1P transporter could be crucial in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

S1P transporter could be crucial in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

by National University of SingaporeSpns2 deletion affects lymphocyte confinement and the vascular structures of the lymph nodes. A Representative confocal images of T cell zone (CD3-green) and B

S1P transporter could be crucial in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

by National University of SingaporeSpns2 deletion affects lymphocyte confinement and the vascular structures of the lymph nodes. A Representative confocal images of T cell zone (CD3-green) and B
SARS-CoV-2 mutations come and go, and physicians' advice remains the same: Please vaccinate

SARS-CoV-2 mutations come and go, and physicians' advice remains the same: Please vaccinate

by Kelley Luckstein,Mayo ClinicThis is an illustration of a SARS-CoV-2 particle, top left. To the right of the particle, the viral genome is stretched out. Genes are represented by boxes of diff

SARS-CoV-2 mutations come and go, and physicians' advice remains the same: Please vaccinate

by Kelley Luckstein,Mayo ClinicThis is an illustration of a SARS-CoV-2 particle, top left. To the right of the particle, the viral genome is stretched out. Genes are represented by boxes of diff
Individuals with immunodeficiency at high risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Individuals with immunodeficiency at high risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection

by University of BirminghamCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainPatients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency are at higher risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with the g

Individuals with immunodeficiency at high risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection

by University of BirminghamCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainPatients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency are at higher risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with the g
SARS-CoV-2 studies: Only neutralizing antibodies allow conclusions to be drawn about protection against new infections

SARS-CoV-2 studies: Only neutralizing antibodies allow conclusions to be drawn about protection against new infections

by Medical University of ViennaPrinciple of cell-culture-based neutralization assays. (A) Conventional virus-neutralization test (VNT) and (B) pseudovirus-neutralization test (pVNT) are laborator

SARS-CoV-2 studies: Only neutralizing antibodies allow conclusions to be drawn about protection against new infections

by Medical University of ViennaPrinciple of cell-culture-based neutralization assays. (A) Conventional virus-neutralization test (VNT) and (B) pseudovirus-neutralization test (pVNT) are laborator
The double face of RNase as a treatment for systemic autoimmune diseases

The double face of RNase as a treatment for systemic autoimmune diseases

by Osaka UniversityThe RNA-degrading enzyme enhances the function of immune complexes formed by autoantibodies against Ro/SSA and La/SSB antigens. Credit: Ryota Naito et al. JCI Insight 2023Syste

The double face of RNase as a treatment for systemic autoimmune diseases

by Osaka UniversityThe RNA-degrading enzyme enhances the function of immune complexes formed by autoantibodies against Ro/SSA and La/SSB antigens. Credit: Ryota Naito et al. JCI Insight 2023Syste
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