Immunotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Immunotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that results in pain swelling the joints. An autoimmune disease is a condition where your immune system attacks your own tissues, in this cells and tissues lining the joints. RA involves both T cells, which directly attack...
Blood Cell Primer

Blood Cell Primer

This post contains some fun facts about the cells found in our blood. It’s presented in a slightly disorganized way—part table and part text. All the information comes from Wikipedia or MedLine. I hope you will find it interesting and informative. This post...
What is Scarlet Fever?

What is Scarlet Fever?

I had heard of Scarlet Fever, but to be honest I didn’t know what it was. A faded memory from microbiology classes long past. Recently, a friend of mine got it so I decided to look it up. Scarlet Fever, it turns out, is a sequela (plural = sequelae) of Strep Throat. A...