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1 in 7 COVID patients have genetic flaws that dramatically increase their vulnerability

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[S]cientists baffled by [COVID-19’s] ferocity have wondered whether the body’s vanguard virus fighter, a molecular messenger called type I interferon, ...
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How Alzheimer’s kills: Protein tau spreads through the brain like an infectious disease

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For the first time, scientists have produced evidence in living humans that the protein tau, which mars the brain in ...
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