Goodnight, Sleep tight, don’t take your immunity light!

“Early to bed and early to rise makes one healthy, wealthy and wise.” Day and night have existed for as long as the earth and sun- since before the beginning of life forms. So, it is not surprising that a large number of organisms, including all eukaryotes, have evolved considering day and night cycles. TheseContinue reading “Goodnight, Sleep tight, don’t take your immunity light!”

The COVID-19 Research Rundown

The grim COVID-19 pandemic shows no sign of stopping, with the Delta variant bringing new waves of infections across the world. Thankfully, the vaccination efforts are running on full throttle leading to rarer cases of adverse effects, at least amongst the vaccinated crowds (1). And now that the Pfizer mRNA vaccine has been approved byContinue reading “The COVID-19 Research Rundown”

New Role of Macrophages Concerning Ischemic Injuries Discovered

Blood vessels, like roads, connect all parts of our body to the heart. Through those well enclosed walls, blood circulates to every crevice to deliver oxygen and nutrients vital for survival of tissues. The heart pumps blood into the aorta that branches out into arteries that in turn further branch into capillaries, together fulfilling theContinue reading “New Role of Macrophages Concerning Ischemic Injuries Discovered”

A Combo offer to deal with Melanoma: Latest Development with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Modern Science has experienced huge breakthroughs over the last decades, one of the major ones being the discovery of immune checkpoints and their inhibitors. The checkpoint inhibitors revolutionized the stagnant field of cancer biology and were responsible for the rise of cancer immunotherapies. Immunotherapies command the immune system to destroy tumors by using antibodies againstContinue reading “A Combo offer to deal with Melanoma: Latest Development with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors”

Stopping Malaria at Its Source

This generation has experienced how a novel pathogen can cause a pandemic leading to turmoil, destruction of life, and deterioration of living conditions. What about pathogens that have been in our environments for decades? Malaria, spread by mosquito bites is prevalent throughout the equatorial regions (Sub Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America) and also occursContinue reading “Stopping Malaria at Its Source”

Global Warming Impacts Not Only Our Environment, But Also Our Health

Picture credits: CNN COVID may have been terrible for humanity but was beneficial for our earth. Despite of countless calls to action from scientists and activists alike, the human race failed to make the strides necessary to stop global warming from progressing to irreversible levels, resulting in increased frequency of natural disasters and diseases. TheContinue reading “Global Warming Impacts Not Only Our Environment, But Also Our Health”

Alteration of Immune Metabolism Restores Memory at Old Age

What is a scary but perpetual process that every living organism goes through? Ageing! We become aware of it from a very young age– looking at people growing older, having reduced quality of life, and forgetting things. We have always flirted with the idea of youth till death through works of art, whether it isContinue reading “Alteration of Immune Metabolism Restores Memory at Old Age”

A Mother’s Shield of Protection: The Maternal Immunity

“A mother’s love is like a fortress, And we seek protection there, When the waves of tribulation, Seem to drown us in despair.” Helen Steiner Rice We as newborn infants depend on our mother for nurture and protection. A mother loves unconditionally and protects us not just from physical threats, but also biological threats. Today,Continue reading “A Mother’s Shield of Protection: The Maternal Immunity”

Immunology: Bigger than it seems

A World Immunology Day 2021 special post Immunology is the study of immune cells that are the body’s defense against everything that is foreign and can damage our body. Immune systems have been around for millions of years, protecting all sorts of organisms including plants and bacteria from harm. The field of Immunology has seenContinue reading “Immunology: Bigger than it seems”

Are COVID vaccines still safe? Blood clots, the mystery behind them, and the solution.

The light at the end of this dark tunnel (the year 2020) is finally visible, as large scale vaccinations are in progress. Whether one stayed at home or worked endlessly to bring this pandemic to an end, our team work has contributed to end the terror. Unfortunately, a new hurdle arose in the battle againstContinue reading “Are COVID vaccines still safe? Blood clots, the mystery behind them, and the solution.”