Tag Archives: Immune

5 Ways to Help Boost Your Immune System

Introduction Our body has a complex system of cells, tissues and organs that work seamlessly to protect us from potentially harmful diseases. This is the immune system whose job is to safeguard your body against deadly pathogens and limit potential damage from other toxic agents. Your immune system must work seamlessly like a well-tuned orchestra… Read More »

How the immune system deals with the gut’s plethora of microbes

The gut is an unusually noisy place, where hundreds of species of bacteria live alongside whatever microbes happen to have hitched a ride in on your lunch. Scientists have long suspected that the gut’s immune system, in the face of so many stimuli, takes an uncharacteristically blunt approach to population control and protection from foreign… Read More »

Immune Cell Subset Discovered that May Help to Prevent Allergy and Asthma Responses to House Dust Mites – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

These microscopic critters are hard to avoid, which means nearly everyone has been exposed. [La Jolla Institute for Immunology] The results of studies by scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) may help to explain why some people suffer allergic reactions to house dust mites, but other people don’t. The research uncovered a previously… Read More »