Immune System

Why Zika Is Especially Dangerous for Pregnant Women

Birth defects caused by the Zika virus can occur at any point during pregnancy, but scientists now know that the dangers of contracting Zika are …

Viruses

Anti-Aging Antioxidant: The Anti-Thesis Of Aging

What is an anti-aging antioxidant? Does it actually work? Those are two very important questions and I hope to answer them both to the best of my …

Longevity

How to Tame Inflammation

Occasional inflammation, like a swollen sprained ankle or painful cut, is healthy. It's a sign that the body's immune system is healing injuries and …

Nutrition

How Our Thoughts Control Our DNA

The common idea that DNA determines so much of who we are — not only our eye or hair color, for example, but also our addictions, disorders, or …

Biology

10 tips for battling bloat and improving your gut health

<i>We've partnered with Renew Life® to create this post! Enjoy!</i><p>With the summer coming to an end and the fall on the horizon, it's a great time to take a moment, check in with yourself and think about a reset. From stocking your fridge with healthy foods to adding a new way to get active into your …

AOL

Double-barreled attack shows potential in quest for cancer vaccine

In experiments on mice, researchers at Duke University have found that combining two different techniques for fighting cancer is more effective than …

Cancer

VIral and Human DNA combine to make Vaccines more Potent

Recently, a paper published online by Science Immunology revealed new work out of Caltech that is improving vaccines by adding human DNA to …

Biology

Science says you need to get a massage

Spa Day should be every day!<p>It is crucial to get a massage as often as you can.<p>Here are some reasons why according to science:<p><b>1. It boosts the immune system.</b><p>No more worrying about flu season!<p>A massage can help fight off that common cold and improve your health overall.<p><b>2. It relieves …

Wellness

Women prefer the smell of men who eat fruit and vegetables

What we eat doesn't simply determine our internal health, it may determine our sexual attractiveness to the opposite sex.

Australian News

Pumpkin Is Extremely Good For Your Body, So Keep Sipping Those PSLs All Day, Every Day

Fall is only weeks away, which means your favorite foods are about to be released in all their pumpkin-flavored glory. If you take out all of the …

Healthy Eating

The search for vaccines against street drugs

BETWEEN 2000 and 2015 half a million people in America alone died of drug overdoses—mostly of opioids, a class of addictive, generally synthetic …

Economics

One Step Closer To Making Mice That Fight Lyme, Scientists Ask Nantucket: Should We Move Forward?

If the proposal comes to fruition, it could mean that a few years from now, islanders will witness the first deliberate release of a gene-edited …

Genetics

Eating These Everyday Foods May Help You Prevent Catching the Flu This Season

“All disease begins in the gut,” Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, once said. That was 2,000 years ago, and perhaps a bit of an …

Microbiome

Enormous basic lies about vaccination

Enormous basic lies about vaccinationby Jon RappoportAugust 16, 2017I’ve placed these lies in the context of a Q&A:Q: Let’s say I accept the idea …

Medicine

Kids cured of peanut allergy after Australian breakthrough

A breakthrough treatment that is providing a long-term cure for children with a deadly peanut allergy may soon be widely available.

Medicine

Why Is My Kid Always Sick When School Is In Session?

It's not just your imagination.<p>Back to school—more like back to sick. Your family skipped through summer without as much as a stuffy nose, but now …

Lifestyle

Genetic regulatory effects modified by immune activation contribute to autoimmune disease associations

Altmetric: 94<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Sarah Kim-Hellmuth ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-8791-5729,<br>• Matthias Bechheim,<br>• Benno Pütz,<br>• Pejman Mohammadi ORCID: …

Neuroscience

How do broken bones heal?

A fall, followed by a crack - many people are no stranger to this. Broken bones are painful, but the majority heal very well. The secret lies in stem …

Medicine

Do probiotics for eczema work?

Eczema is a common skin condition where a person's skin develops dry, red scales that can be very itchy. Some people with eczema use probiotics to …

Medicine

Loneliness Could Be Deadlier Than Obesity, New Study Says

When Britney Spears sang, "My loneliness is killing me," she was on to something.Although many of us feel more connected than ever thanks to social …

Canadian News

6 ways to deal with visitors after the birth of your baby

There’s no visitor-magnet quite like the lure of a newborn baby. And if you’re pregnant right now, it’s time to think about how you’re going to …

Babies

What you need to know about shingles

Even if it’s been decades since you had the chickenpox, the virus is still inactive and present in the nerve tissues around your spinal cord and brain. This virus, known as the varicella-zoster virus, can reactivate and cause a painful rash known as shingles. Although shingles are not …

Medicine

Your Guide To Never Having A Cold Sore Again: A Functional Medicine Expert Explains

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Alternative Medicine

Making your immune system smarter

Nobody wants to get sick. And there isn't a single person on this planet who has ever been pain-free or disease-free. Let's try to understand how our …

Philippines

Tiny gut organisms may influence food cravings and what our bodies do with fat

A universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body, from your brain to your bones, and even your thoughts, feelings and your attempts to lose weight.<p>This is a universe of trillions of micro­organisms — or what we biologists call microbiota — that live in your gut, the part …

Microbiome

Why Healing Your Gut Can Change Your Life

Because your gut health is THAT important....

Microbiome

Bulletproof your Immune System with These Herbs

Not many would deny the fact that a strong and vibrant immune system is essential to one’s overall health. Yet how many really know how to …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Northern Ireland mum fighting MS: Russian medics are now my last hope

A young Co Down mum is bravely undergoing a gruelling stem cell transplant in Russia in what she believes is her last hope of enjoying some quality …

Medicine

Here's What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Take a Break from Alcohol

If you drink occasionally (or more than occasionally) you've probably considered taking a break from alcohol at least once. Maybe your doctor …

Lifestyle

Confluence’s $100 million acquisition is a win for St. Louis’ biotech sector

Yesterday, BioGenerator’s first co-working lab tenant, Confluence Life Sciences, got acquired by Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. at a valuation of $100 million.<p>On the acquisition, Confluence’s lead founder Joe Monahan said in a press release, “We are thrilled to achieve this significant milestone. … We …

Medicine