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What is the rationale behind using Il-6 inhibitors to treat COVID-19 patients?

According to the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), one of the possible treatment options for COVID-19 patients is il-6 inhibitors (tocilizumab, sarilumab). What is the rationale behind ...
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What type of exercise is optimal for reducing proinflammatory cytokines?

What type of exercise (HIIT, weight lifting, aerobic) is optimal for reducing proinflammatory cytokines (like TNF-alpha) and increasing anti-inflammatory cytokines (like IL-10)? CRP levels drop with ...
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How do epi-pens work? Are they specific per allergy? Epi-pen for latex allegery exist?

Anaphalactic-shock, from what I understand, is dangerous and terrifying. I'm grateful for whoever invented the use of epi-pens. In attempts to better understand epi-pens so that I may be prepared in ...
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Has someone with elevated cytokine levels more probability of developing Hodgkin lymphoma?

Brian F. Skinnider and Tak W. Mak, 2002: The clinical and pathologic features of classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) reflect an abnormal immune response that is thought to be due to the ...
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covid-19 … what if there is no cytokines storm and viral replication continuous without any body reaction [closed]

most of the ugly effects covid-19 are due to cytokine storm so what would happen if the patient continues to harbor the virus and it replicates but there's no storm . would there be any adverse ...
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Can cannabidiol help on Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Spanish doctor Mariano Garcia de Palau, aseverates in a cannabic website, childs with autism experiment improvements derived from the consume of non psychoactive compund of Cannabis, Cannabidiol (CBD)....