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Sep 5, 2017 ... Get tips on how to help keep your immune system healthy, so your body is better prepared to defend itself against illness.


The immune system's abilities to do its job can be diminished by certain aspects of daily life - Six Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Immune System.


Anticancer Res. 2009 Nov;29(11):4855-60. Mechanism for maintaining homeostasis in the immune system of the intestine. Taniguchi Y(1), Yoshioka N, Nakata K, Nishizawa T, Inagawa H, Kohchi C, Soma G. Author information: (1) Institute for Health Science, Tokushima Bunri University, Nishihama, Tokushima- shi, ...


Nov 1, 2016 ... Once thought only to attack neurons, immune cells turn out to be vital for central nervous system function.


When your immune system goes on the fritz, you're susceptible to three things: infections, autoimmune disease, and cancer (not to mention just being cranky because nobody likes being sick!). To understand why, and learn how to protect yourself, let me show you how immune cells work. Once you get the lay of the land, my ...


Our immune system is the first line of defense when it comes to fighting illnesses and infectious diseases. It is a complex system of tissues, cells and organs that work together. With the stress of all the holiday activities and colder temperatures, our body's immune system is often compromised as.


Jan 11, 2016 ... “This study shows that the resident immune cells of the central nervous system play a critical and previously unappreciated role in maintaining the integrity of the blood-brain barrier,” said Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc., co-director of the Center for Translational Neuromedicine at the University of ...


Mar 22, 2009 ... The study found that animals that sleep the longest had six times as many immune cells as those that take short siestas. Additionally, critters catching the fewest z's had 24 times as many parasites as the best-rested species. “ Maintaining the immune system may be the reason sleep has evolved,” says lead  ...


With cold and flu season upon us, it's time to take precautions to keep your immune systems strong. Use these tips to stay healthy all season.