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...
Lymphatic System Found in the Brain !

Lymphatic System Found in the Brain !

Discovery of A Classical Lymphatic System in the Brain Will Revolutionize Neuro-Immunology Until now, it was thought that the brain lacked the type of classical lymphatic drainage found in the rest of the body. Even though it was known that the brain was monitored by...