Tag Archives: Immune

You should pick your nose — and eat it, too! And other prescriptions for a better immune system

Should you pick your nose? Don’t laugh. Scientifically, it’s an interesting question. Should your children pick their noses? Should your children eat dirt? Maybe: Your body needs to know what immune challenges lurk in the immediate environment. Should you use anti-bacterial soap or hand sanitizers? No. Are we taking too many antibiotics? Yes. “I tell… Read More »

Medical News Today: MS: Immune cells from the gut reduce brain inflammation

A type of immune cell that migrates from the gut to the brain appears to reduce inflammation in multiple sclerosis, according to recent research. Migrating immune cells may reduce brain inflammation in multiple sclerosis, according to a new study. Scientists have found that by increasing numbers of the immune cells, they could completely eradicate neuroinflammation… Read More »

How Can We Unleash the Immune System?

Cancer has an insidious talent for evading the natural defenses that should destroy it. What if we could find ways to help the immune system fight back? It has begun to happen. The growing field of immunotherapy is profoundly changing cancer treatment and has rescued many people with advanced malignancies that not long ago would… Read More »