Immune System

Drug May Help with Common Form of Vision Loss

An experimental drug reduces eye damage in people with a common form of vision loss for which there is currently no available treatment, a new study …

Medicine

This Fruit Detoxifies The Liver, Stops Diabetes, and Prevents Cancer

Some of the health benefits of rose apples include their ability to detoxify the liver, improve digestion, protect against diabetes, improve the …

Healthy Eating

Fears of tick spreading among humans whose bite makes you allergic to meat

The Lone Star tick – named for its white, Texas-shaped marking, carries a sugar molecule called alpha-1, 3-galactose, or Alpha-Gal for short, which …

Medicine

Immune system may turn on the brain in Parkinson's disease

For decades, scientists have suspected that the immune system is involved in Parkinson's disease but didn't know how because the body's defenses …

Neuroscience

8 Immune-Boosting Foods to Stock Up On This Allergy Season

Plus a primer on zinc, probiotics, and vitamins.<p>If there is a better way to be healthy, it's news to many of us that get by on chugging orange juice, stockpiling Airborne, and trying out herbal teas when we sense a summer cold or allergy kicking in. As it turns out, there's a more effective way to …

Healthy Eating

How to smell sickness before it strikes you down

Do you suddenly feel out of sorts with a friendly acquaintance at work and – apart from a weird, stale smell emanating from their body – you don’t …

National Academy of Sciences

Exercising for more than two hours is bad for your gut

Studies released recently show that, despite good intentions, those who regularly exercise for two hours or more could be doing more harm to their …

Wellness

The One Thing You Need To Eat At Night For Boosting Your Immunity

Now that summer has officially begun and the weather is finally staying above 70 degrees, you don’t want to be locked inside with a sore throat or a …

Healthy Eating

A Powerful Daily Nutrition Ritual with these 4 Japanese Ingredients. {Partner}

This is a post written by Kiwami Greens—an elephant partner. We’re honored to work with anyone who is this dedicated to mindful eating, providing …

Healthy Eating

SoCal mom with stage 4 melanoma delivers healthy baby

Because she was pregnant, the disease spread. She feared it would threaten health of her unborn baby.

Cancer

Glaxo's shingles vaccine triggers immune response in elderly patients previously treated with Merck's Zostavax in late-stage study

Results from a Phase 3 clinical trial, Zoster-048, assessing the efficacy of GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK +0.1%) shingles vaccine Shingrix showed that it …

Medicine

New Immune System Finding May Open Door to Novel Cancer Therapies | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have identified a mechanism that the immune system uses to eliminate genetically …

Biology

Parkinson's is partly an autoimmune disease, study finds: First direct evidence that abnormal protein in Parkinson's disease triggers immune response

First direct evidence that abnormal protein in Parkinson's disease triggers immune response<p>Researchers have found the first direct evidence that …

Neuroscience

Leap Therapeutics to explore the potential of DKN-01/Keytruda combo in treatment -resistant esophagogastric cancers; shares ahead 5%

Leap Therapeutics (LPTX +5.4%) inks a clinical trial collaboration agreement with Merck (MRK +0.9%) to investigate the combination of DKN-01 and …

Cancer

Targeting these T cells may let immune system kill cancer

Some T cells keep the immune system from detecting and destroying tumor cells. New research may have found a new way to stop those cells from hiding …

Cancer

Hormonal Contraception Affects Future Children's Health

Image via Shutterstock.com<p>A new study published in the journal, <i>Evolution Psychological Science</i> found that hormonal contraceptives make women prone to …

Health

Designing Antiviral Proteins via Computer Could Help Halt the Next Pandemic

As Bill Gates sees it, there are three main threats to our species: nuclear war, climate change, and the next global pandemic.Speaking on pandemic …

Medicine

Smorgasbord Health 2017 – Top to Toe – The Immune System – How it works.

Life most things in life there are two sides to every story, which means there are the good guys and the bad guys. When it comes to our health this …

Health

Study: Fasting for Three Days can Regenerate the Entire Immune System of Humans

Post Views: 19,031<p>Researchers at the University of Southern California have announced that fasting for as little as three days, can regenerate the …

White Blood Cells

Fasting rejuvenates the immune system

Fasting under medical supervision can have amazing healing results. The concept of therapeutic fasting is not new; the early great philosophers, …

Cancer

Heartworm Facts: Prevalence, Medication And Alternative Treatment

“To judge by your local veterinarian’s stern insistence on regular heartworm pills for your dog, you’d think we’re in the midst of a brutal epidemic, …

Medicine

This is what happens to your body when you get on a plane

And not even flying business class will prevent it<p>Squashed into small seats, being unable to sleep comfortably and eating a tasteless meal are a few …

Wellness

What poor sleep does to your body

If you have ever had a night of tossing and turning while you struggle to get to sleep, you understand the importance of getting some decent …

Wellness

Fetal Immune System Active by Second Trimester

A human fetus in its second trimester is extraordinarily busy. It is developing skin and bones, the ability to hear and swallow, and working on its …

Medicine

This Is the Germiest Place on an Airplane

It's no secret that traveling can wreak havoc on your immune system. Between the recirculated air on-board the plane and having to take your shoes …

Airplanes

VIRAL

You are a VIRUS that has just infected a human body. Now you have to spread out and mutate your virus in order to infect other organs to gain VIRAL …

Board Games

Future of immunology: It’s all about balance

David M. Lee, Global Head, Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Diseases at Roche Pharma Research and Early Development, shares personal insights …

Medicine

Is Fasting the Key to a Healthy Diet?

Research on varied forms of intermittent fasting is proving to be of value.<br>Read More

Weight Loss

Patients' cells turn into cancer assassins

Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer and all treatment was failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his …

Cancer

Could Boosting the Immune System Halt Autism and Schizophrenia?

Scientists have for years theorized that <b>the immune system and the brain are more interconnected than previously thought</b>, with findings of recent …

Neuroscience