Smearing the mud can be useful not only for the immune system, but also to set the mood. So say British researchers.
There are many stories about how “healthy bacteria” that live usually in the ground, supposedly helping to feel again the taste of life people with the most serious diseases, including lung cancer. And here experts from the University of Bristol decided to test whether these stories are true. And began to treat these same bacteria of mice. Continue reading “Dirt immunity and “pig happiness””
The opening of the American scientists special “strategy” resorted to the causative agents of many infectious diseases, including tuberculosis, is of great importance. The researchers found that these microbes are capable to cause an inadequate immune response. Continue reading “To deceive our immune system the microbes cleverly “playing” with viruses”
Will soon begin a study that aims to determine whether Viagra or cialis 20 to speed recovery in patients with stroke within seven days or less from its development. The study will be carried out in hospital. Henry Ford (Detroit, USA), for today we have to find 62 more volunteers.
Two years ago, the clinic received approval to use the “little blue pill”, as many call Viagra, in an early pilot study in patients undergoing moderate ischemic stroke – the most common kind of stroke. Continue reading “Can Viagra help stroke patients?”
American scientists in their study were able to confirm the absolute correctness of the old English proverb “an Apple a day the doctor does not happen”. It turned out that the soluble fiber of plant origin able to significantly strengthen the immune system. Soluble fiber “preprogramming” the activity of immune cells so that they change from cell”aggressors” attacking an external enemy, in cells called”builders” that help the body recover quickly after a previous infection. Continue reading “Soluble vegetable fibers improve immunity”
Traditionally, quite a lot of stress depresses the body’s defenses. But a study by American scientists suggests that the so-called social stress, which living creature can survive, being surrounded by an aggressive group of their own kind, not only suppresses the immune system, but even increases it, helping the body to successfully cope with the flu virus. Struggle for a place in the social hierarchy mobilizes the immune system. Continue reading “Social stress may enhance the body’s immune defenses against influenza virus”
It is no secret that obesity is the cause of many life-threatening diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, etc. Inflammation in which the immune system protects the body for no apparent threats, is one of the consequences of obesity. Researchers from Sweden have come to an unexpected conclusion: in mice under a high fat diet, and as a result suffering from obesity, the immune system, by contrast, is not activated when the body is threatened with bacterial infection. Continue reading “Fatty food lowers the immune system”
In many cases, physicians have ceased to satisfy the classic methods of vaccination, when to generate the acquired immune system uses proteins of viruses or bacteria. Method of DNA vaccination greatly improves the result and does not require injections. Continue reading “The vaccine in the polymer film: technology of the future is already a reality”
Malaria remains a dangerous disease which every year kills at least 800 000 lives, and most of the victims are small children. Discovery Scottish scientists will become a new step towards freedom from disease. Continue reading “Malaria: immunity by inheritance”