Additional Genetic Cause for Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease DiscoveredSummary of preliminary Data about Obesity and Severity of COVID-19Rachel Lippert Heads New Junior Research Group “Neurocircuit Development and Function" at DIfE
In the current pandemic, we observe a growing interest in the issue of immunity and health. At the same time, there has been a lot of misinformation surrounding nutrition, immune defense and COVID-19. Currently, there is no evidence that food can "boost" our immune system in a way that protects us from the coronavirus. In search of scientifically sound assessments, we spoke with nutritionist and epidemiologist Dr. Krasimira Aleksandrova.
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