Why men may fare worse than women against SARS-CoV-2

Data from COVID-19 cases around the world suggest that the new coronavirus hits men harder than women. Differences in men and women’s immune responses to the virus may help explain why. When infected by the new coronavirus, women may mount a more potent adaptive immune response than do men, a…

Type 2 Diabetes: bacteria as a cause?

Researchers in the blood and tissue samples of type 2 diabetes genes found genetic Material from other bacteria than those without Diabetes. The bacteria were most likely from the intestine, like the scientists in the journal "Nature Metabolism" reports. In the blood, liver and abdominal fat of 40 severely obese…