Aldosterone Function

Aldosterone is an important hormone, but too much or too little of this hormone can cause abnormalities and certain disorders. The main function of the hormone aldosterone is to retain the minerals in the kidney from the blood.

I had COVID-19, now what?

After recovering from a disease, your immune system has developed antibodies that can protect you from the same infection. With that being said, you are supposed to be immune for months. However, this is a new virus and medical experts are seeing people being reinfected.

Are You Dehydrated?

Everyone knows that your body needs water to function properly, yet many of us are dehydrated. What most people don’t realize is how much water they actually need. Being dehydrated is your body’s reaction to not drinking enough water, resulting in a fluid deficiency.

How Is The Coronavirus Affecting Nursing Homes?

Nursing homes across the country have become epicenters or "hot spots" of the coronavirus spread. This is because nursing homes include people who are most at risk for the virus, including those with chronic conditions and those who are elderly.

New Lung Cell Type Discovered May Be a Key to Efforts to Cure CF

“We’ve uncovered a whole distribution of cell types that seem to be functionally relevant. The data is starting to change the way we think about lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis and asthma.”