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Eating too much salt can weaken immune system, says study

March 28, 2020 2:25 pm

For the study, researchers from the University Hospital of Bonn fed a high-salt diet to mice and found them to suffer from severe bacterial infections.

Body clocks may influence mechanisms related to immune system: Study

September 26, 2019 3:45 pm

Apart from trying a healthy diet and proper fitness regime, your body clock also plays an important role in overall fitness. A recent study that investigated Circadian rhythms, commonly referred to as body clocks, suggests that it may influence mechanisms related to immunity.

Immune deficiency in children: Treat the problem early at its root

July 17, 2019 2:19 pm

Contrary to healthy kids, some children find it difficult to fight even simple pathogens and may fall ill repeatedly, indicating that they lack this basic immune system or that there is a defect which needs to be addressed.

Space travel may harm astronauts' joints, says new study

May 22, 2019 3:58 pm

The study adds to a growing body of research about the health effects of spaceflight on the musculoskeletal system, according to the researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in the US.

A good night's sleep can improve your body's immune response: Study

February 16, 2019 2:44 pm

The importance of sleep for one's mental and physical well-being has been highlighted by various studies time and again. However, a new study has established a link between sleep and the body's immune system.

Diet diary: Fight autoimmune diseases, take your vitamins

March 25, 2016 11:16 pm

Autoimmune problems have a strong genetic predisposition but triggers may include excessive exposure to sun, infections, drugs or other conditions.

Newborns have strong immune system

September 23, 2014 10:29 am

Although their immune system works very differently from that of adults, babies may be able to mount a stronger immune defence than previously thought.

Healthy diet can delay and reverse autoimmune diseases

May 11, 2015 3:50 pm

Whether diet influences autoimmunity has been the subject of several unresolved debates.

How infants' immune system forgets to kill bacteria

June 12, 2014 5:25 pm

Know why does your infant get infections every now and then? It has nothing to do with weak immunity.

How nutrition and diet can influence autoimmune diseases

May 11, 2015 4:27 pm

Our immune system protects us from various diseases.