Tag: skin disorder
Featured article: Treating Fibrosis may not just be a DREAM anymore!
Created using BioRender.com Autoimmune diseases cover a wide range of disorders that involve a dysregulated immune system that wreaks havoc within our bodies. Systemic sclerosis (SSc), one of the rarer autoimmune diseases, starts with excessive collagen production (fibrosis) on the skin but soon spreads to other internal organs like the kidneys, lungs, and heart. The excessive…
An Unexpected Linkage: The Gut-Skin Axis
Created with BioRender.com In the public discussion of microbes, there is often a negative connotation attached to microbes such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites due to the presence of pathogenic individuals in each category. However, microbes are not synonymous with pathogens. For instance, some gut bacteria are well-acknowledged for their importance in the nutrient…