Fish Oil May Contain Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis

By Sahil Rawal ‘19 Atopic dermatitis is an autoimmune disease brought forth by various interconnected genetic and environmental factors. This disease is caused by various cytokines that promote the development of other B cells, mast cells, etc., which plays an important role in the onset of dermatitis. One treatments currently utilized is corticosteroids, but its…

A New Vaccine For Alzheimer’s Disease

by Sahil Rawal (’19) Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating disease that most often affects people of older age. A common trait within patients with Alzheimer’s disease is the accumulation of beta-amyloid proteins. These proteins eventually form plaques in the brain, which block nerve signaling and cause cell death. Although this is widely known, there have…