Herpes Virus Entry Mediator Gene Expression Considered to Be A Potential Biomarker of Asthma Severity

Asthma is a common respiratory disease that affects the airways of the lungs. It characterizes itself with persistent inflammation that causes reoccurring symptoms. Symptoms include wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, etc. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), asthma has been diagnosed within 27 million Americans.  Over the years, there have … Read more

Syphilis Changing Its Genes Is the Reason for the Continuous Spread of the Infection Throughout the Years

It was 1905 when the bacteria, Treponema pallidum, responsible for causing syphilis, was first identified. It took 38 years for an effective treatment to be found, that is, once penicillin was discovered. Since then, syphilis, being of the common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), has affected people all around the world.  In 2016, in the United … Read more