COVID-19 targets human adrenal glands

Authors: Waldemar Kanczkowski. Katja Evert. Marlena Stadtmüller, Martina Haberecker, Laura Laks, Lan-Sun Chen, et al. Published:November 18, 2021DOI: Metrics COVID-19 develops due to infection with SARS-CoV-2, which particularly in elderly with certain comorbidities (eg, metabolic syndrome)1 can cause severe pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Some patients with severe COVID-19 will develop a life-threatening sepsis with […]

Asthma drug brings hope for COVID-19 treatment

A steroid commonly used in asthma inhalers has the potential to prevent severe COVID-19 symptoms. It could treat the illness early on and help to reduce pressure on hospitals. Author Louisa Wright, Madelaine Pitt Date 13.04.2021 A common asthma medication that can be used at home might be an effective treatment for early COVID-19 in adults, according […]