Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why COVID-19 poses greater risks for men than women

While it's not exactly clear why, the finding itself is certain: Men are suffering worse fates than women when it comes to COVID-19, regardless of geography or age. A variety of data from outbreaks across the world has established ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acute kidney injury and end stage kidney disease in severe COVID-19

Germany was not hit as hard by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic as many other European countries. The reason for this is that the wave of infection reached Germany later, that the authorities were warned by the situation in Italy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Protecting the injured kidney

The proximal tubule—part of the kidney's nephron—is a target of acute kidney injury (AKI), and its response to injury determines whether the kidney undergoes repair or progresses to chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Oncology & Cancer

Impact of COVID-19 infection in blood cancer patients

One of the first studies to investigate the outcome of COVID-19 infection in patients with blood cancer has been conducted by clinical researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.

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