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...
Plantibodies: Emerging Technology

Plantibodies: Emerging Technology

Recently two healthcare workers infected with Ebola Virus (EBOV) were treated with a “mystery serum” which turned out to be a cocktail of monoclonal antibodies (Mabs) to EBOV, similar to receiving anti-venom for a snake bite. [see Mystery Serum Links below] What is...
Ebola Virus Primer

Ebola Virus Primer

Ebola Virus is in the news again. The latest Ebola outbreak in Africa has killed more than 670 people including a prominent Liberian doctor and two American doctors. World Health Organization (WHO) calls the latest outbreak the largest recorded outbreak to date. ...