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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  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012

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  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012

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  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012

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)  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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Vaccines to boost immunity where it counts

Researchers have created synthetic nanoparticles that greatly bolster vaccine responses by  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011

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  More...