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Immune system has a backup plan for waning antibodies, says study

Researchers reveal there is a backup plan of the immune system, against waning of the antibodies over time, which does not rely on booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines
Immune system has a backup plan for waning antibodies, says study(Pixabay)
Immune system has a backup plan for waning antibodies, says study(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 28, 2021 01:03 PM IST
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Bhagyashree pushes fans to add peas to their diet, lists these health benefits

  • Bhagyashree drops a dramatic video to turn peas into our favourite vegetable and we are lured to add them to our diet chart already courtesy their digestive health, eye health and immunity building benefits | Watch
Bhagyashree encourages fans to add peas to their diet, lists their health benefits(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Bhagyashree encourages fans to add peas to their diet, lists their health benefits(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Updated on Aug 22, 2021 06:58 PM IST
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By Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Study shows how immune system can be trained to fight infections

Researchers identified a key molecular mechanism within macrophages, infection-fighting cells of the innate immune system, that determines whether- and how well- the cells can be trained.
Body's immune cells can be 'trained' to respond even more aggressively and potently to threats, report University of California- Los Angeles scientists.(Unsplash)
Body's immune cells can be 'trained' to respond even more aggressively and potently to threats, report University of California- Los Angeles scientists.(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 28, 2021 08:18 AM IST
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Double-lung transplants rise after Covid-19 infection causes ‘honeycomb change’

Double-lung transplants may be the only solution for patients who experience a life-threatening constellation of lung damage inflicted by the coronavirus, a hyper-inflammatory immune response to it and the body’s failure to properly repair the injury.
Double-lung transplants rise after Covid-19 infection cause ‘honeycomb change’(Reuters)
Double-lung transplants rise after Covid-19 infection cause ‘honeycomb change’(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 18, 2021 08:04 AM IST
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Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death

A new study reveals that being overweight or a higher BMI or obesity can benefit the patient with a bacterial infection, highlights whether it is connected with functions in the immune system and how they're regulated.
Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Updated on May 25, 2021 12:27 PM IST
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All you need to know about new ways of predicting Covid-19 vaccine efficacy

According to a new study, the early immune response in a person who has been vaccinated for Covid-19 can predict the level of protection they will have to the virus over time
All you need to know about new ways of predicting Covid-19 vaccine efficacy(REUTERS)
All you need to know about new ways of predicting Covid-19 vaccine efficacy(REUTERS)
Updated on May 18, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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Study claims immune system harmed by preservative used in popular processed food

Some food preservatives that are used to prolong shelf life of processed foods, suppress immune function and decreases vaccine efficacy while a research has also found a link between high levels of these chemicals in the blood and the severity of Covid-19
Study claims immune system harmed by preservative used in popular processed food(Twitter/CGIARnutrition)
Study claims immune system harmed by preservative used in popular processed food(Twitter/CGIARnutrition)
Updated on Mar 29, 2021 12:18 PM IST
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Study reveals fructose-rich diet may cause damage to immune system

A high sugar fructose diet might prevent the proper functioning of peoples' immune systems in ways that have, until now, largely been unknown.
Fructose is commonly found in sugary drinks, sweets, and processed foods and is used widely in food production.(Pixabay)
Fructose is commonly found in sugary drinks, sweets, and processed foods and is used widely in food production.(Pixabay)
Published on Feb 28, 2021 10:36 AM IST
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Immune system damage maybe caused by fructose rich diet: Study

New research indicated that consuming a diet high in sugar fructose might prevent the proper functioning of peoples' immune systems in ways that have, until now, largely been unknown.
The study led by Swansea scientists in collaboration with scientists at the University of Bristol and the Francis Crick Institute in London has been published in the journal 'Nature Communications'.(Pixabay)
The study led by Swansea scientists in collaboration with scientists at the University of Bristol and the Francis Crick Institute in London has been published in the journal 'Nature Communications'.(Pixabay)
Published on Feb 23, 2021 07:41 PM IST
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Researchers find how cancer can be killed by body's own immune system

A new way to help the body's immune system get past that deception and destroy cancer, has been found by a University of Missouri researcher.
Immunotherapies are cancer drugs that essentially block the
Immunotherapies are cancer drugs that essentially block the "don't-eat-me" signal coming from cancer and allow the immune-system to kill it.(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 17, 2021 05:59 PM IST
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Keep the flu at bay with healthy foods like garlic, radish and more

Instead of turning to antibiotics, it’s always better to try natural flu-fighters present in food. Pump up your immune system with these seven guidelines.
Garlic helps fight bacteria and virus. Eat four to five cloves of raw garlic every day. (Unsplash)
Garlic helps fight bacteria and virus. Eat four to five cloves of raw garlic every day. (Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 23, 2019 01:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Anjali Mukerjee

Probiotic consumption can reduce kids’ need for antibiotics

Probiotic use: A new study says that infants and children were 29% less likely to have been prescribed antibiotics if they received probiotics as a daily health supplement.
The study shows that infants and children were 29% less likely to have been prescribed antibiotics if they received probiotics as a daily health supplement.(Shutterstock)
The study shows that infants and children were 29% less likely to have been prescribed antibiotics if they received probiotics as a daily health supplement.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 12:21 PM IST
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Asian News International | By HT Correspondent

Tips to sleep better, 5 simple shortcuts before bedtime to ensure you wake up fresh

Tips to sleep better: Are you having trouble sleeping? Make simple tweaks to your diet to enjoy sound sleep and wake up refreshed.
Tips to sleep better: Insufficient sleep can double your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, as well as hinder weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Tips to sleep better: Insufficient sleep can double your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, as well as hinder weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 16, 2018 05:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Soma Das

Benefits of mushrooms, 5 reasons why you must include this superfood in your diet

Benefits of mushrooms: This superfood can boost brain and bone health, prevent common cold, and help in weight loss. Here are some of its most important benefits as proven by research.
Benefits of mushrooms: A versatile superfood loaded with vitamins, mushrooms promote a healthy immune system and boost your weight loss efforts.(Shutterstock)
Benefits of mushrooms: A versatile superfood loaded with vitamins, mushrooms promote a healthy immune system and boost your weight loss efforts.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 08:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Novel vaccine is a step forward for malaria cure

A new vaccine protects against malaria infection by targeting the specific protein that parasites use to evade the immune system.
Researchers found a specific protein used by the malaria parasite to evade an immune response.(Shutterstock)
Researchers found a specific protein used by the malaria parasite to evade an immune response.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 10:28 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent

How to boost immune system quickly, simple diet and exercise tips for total health

Here’s how you can boost your immune system quickly. Health experts warn that sniffling, cold and fever, among other symptoms, are signs that your immune system needs to be strengthened. A healthy diet, regular exercises and other precautions can help you boost your immune system.
How to boost immune system quickly: Health experts say catching a cold 1-2 times a year is good for your immunity.(Shutterstock)
How to boost immune system quickly: Health experts say catching a cold 1-2 times a year is good for your immunity.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 12:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Soma Das

Get moving. Intense exercise routines boost your immunity levels

A new study has debunked a nearly four-decade old myth that strenuous exercise such as marathon running suppresses the immune system. This study shows that such intense workouts may actually boost your immunity.
It has been a nearly four-decade old myth that strenuous exercise suppresses the immune system.(Shutterstock)
It has been a nearly four-decade old myth that strenuous exercise suppresses the immune system.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 04:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
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