(Neuroscience News) The membranes surrounding our brains are in a never-ending battle against deadly infections, as germs constantly try to elude watchful immune cells and sneak past a special protective barrier called the meninges. In a study involving mice and human autopsy tissue, researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Cambridge University have shown that some of these immune cells are trained to fight these infections by first spending time in the gut.
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(Dr. Alan Palmer) The media blitz surrounding the COVID-19 crisis strangely omits any mention of the power of the human immune system. It is critical for thinking people to look beyond the noise and learn why a healthy lifestyle and a targeted nutritional approach, which I’ve been passionately advocating for over 30 years in my practice, is such an effective strategy in response to COVID-19.
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(Matt Agorist) As more states and countries attempt to send children back to school amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen some utterly horrifying scenarios. Masked up and shielded children of all ages are being forced to stay behind plastic sheets, dividers, and some are even kept inside polyethylene cages with little to no evidence showing its effectiveness. Depriving kids of crucial exposure to diverse bacteria may be far worse than just the psychological implications as a new study shows children’s immune systems appear to thrive when playing in the wild.
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(Dr. Edward F. Group) For many of us, cold showers are an unpleasant mishap on a routine day. When you hear a shout of “THERE’S NO HOT WATER!” coming from the bathroom, it usually isn’t a good thing. But it may be time to rethink that knee-jerk reaction. If you are wondering if cold showers are good […]
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(Humans Are Free) A new study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases finds that children who received inactivated influenza vaccines were 440% more likely (relative risk: 4.40; 95% confidence interval: 1.31-14.8) to acquire infections of respiratory viral pathogens which are not influenza.
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(Dr. Edward F. Group) With everything going on around us, from the public health concerns around us to social distancing, immunity is top of mind for most people. What that means is how do you keep your immune system healthy so that your body is healthy, strong, and resilient — able to withstand whatever life throws at you. So, today I’m going to be talking about five tips to naturally boost and support your immune system.
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(Arsenio Toledo) Researchers from the University of Freiburg have found evidence to suggest that the immune system could distinguish between self and non-self molecules through interacting with them. This team, led by biologists Wolfgang Schamel and Wilfried Weber, provided data that supported a hypothesis scientists have long held concerning how T cells differentiate between pathogens and the body’s cells.
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(Neuroscience News) Both human and mouse fetuses have their own microbiome, which is transmitted from the mother. Findings provide new avenues for interventions during pregnancy to stimulate the fetal microbiome when the mother shows risk of premature birth.
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(Will Justice) For decades, many have suspected that the US government may have created Lyme’s disease. Recently, the House of Representatives directed the Pentagon to disclose whether or not it used tics to infect people with Lyme’s between 1950 and 1975. This suggests it could be a bioweapon. As scary as that might sound, you can rest easy knowing there are effective solutions.
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