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Human immune system needs unique gut bacteria

Animals have not only coevolved with their own very special array of microbial partners but also rely on them Continue reading “Human immune system needs unique gut bacteria” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Stress can be good for immune system

Stress is bad for you — you’ve heard it a thousand times. But it can be good for your immune system, says a study Continue reading “Stress can be good for immune system” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Omega-3 supplements lower inflammation in overweight older people

Researchers have found that omega-3 fatty acid supplements can lower inflammation in healthy, but overweight Continue reading “Omega-3 supplements lower inflammation in overweight older people” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Western diet `may change gut bacteria and trigger colitis in those at risk`

Certain saturated fats that are common in the modern Western diet can initiate a chain of events leading to complex immune disorders such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) Continue reading “Western diet More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Changes in gut bacteria may trigger diseases like rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers including one of an Indian origin have found that the billions of bugs in our guts regulate the immune system and related autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis Continue reading “Changes More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Vaccines to boost immunity where it counts

Researchers have created synthetic nanoparticles that greatly bolster vaccine responses by Continue reading “Vaccines to boost immunity where it counts” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Immune cells facilitate ‘brown fat’ to burn calories

Immune system plays a backup role in facilitating ‘brown fat’ to burn calories and heat up the body on cold nights Continue reading “Immune cells facilitate ‘brown fat’ to burn calories” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Why some people are better at fighting dengue fever

Scientists have for the first time discovered a part of our immune system that is involved in getting rid of dengue viruses Continue reading “Why some people are better at fighting dengue fever” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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1 in 4 severe asthma attacks can be cured with proper medication

Adhering to medication as per prescription can prevent one-quarter of severe asthma attacks, a new study has suggested Continue reading “1 in 4 severe asthma attacks can be cured with proper medication” More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Potential vaccine against flu viruses identified

Scientists have found a potential universal vaccine to fight against infection caused by various influenza viruses, including the highly pathogenic avian H5 virus and the pandemic H1 (“swine flu”) virus Continue More...