Recent research shows that the immunology of pregnancy is far more complex than long thought and that it requires fine-tuning of various immunological processes: For a successful pregnancy, pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory processes must take place at the right time and in the right place.
Studying can be really hard! But here are some tips and tricks to help you remember things better – start hacking your brain!
Microparticles of plastic that we ingest in our diet might be a risk factor to our health. This article discusses potential burdens of plastic on our metabolic health.
Italian food has is very popular in Germany – but would an Italian approve of the way germans have adapted their traditional meals?
hile infant sepsis sounds quite dangerous (Yin), research shows that the long-term effects of this phenomenon might be beneficial (Yang).
Learn from Nóra Balzers experiences during her PhD coming from a bioinformatician background and starts working in the wet lab!
This article sums up a small online survey that was conducted to show how we deal with shifting everything to online during and what we can learn from it to improve upcoming online meetings and scientific networking. 54 persons participated and gave interesting insights into their current situation.
While in the 80’s and early 90’s, an HIV infection meant a death sentence for many infected people, today HIV-infected individuals can live a normal life thanks to antiretroviral therapy . The combination of three different drugs (which might be all in one pill) blocks the replication of the virus to such a low level, that it becomes undetectable in the blood. The easiest explanation … Continue reading Living with HIV – Undetectable = Untransmittable
PhD life is stressful. Fatherhood is difficult. Now add a global pandemic on top and you will imagine what Emad is going through. Although every hardship has its rewards and a loving family sure helps you through it!
In the last part of our series “pandemic pain – personal insights” we talked to a scientists and a medicals student about their experiences.