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Health News - Immune System

What are flu vaccines made of and why?
Find out what ingredients are in a flu shot and why. We also discuss the benefits, risks, and side effects of flu shots, and who should avoid them. (Medical News Today)

Have scientists found an answer to chronic pain?
Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition that affects up to 1 in 10 Americans. Researchers untangle the pathways involved and design a potential treatment. (Medical News Today)

What is basophilia? Causes and symptoms
Learn about what causes basophilia, a condition in which the body produces too many basophils. We also look at symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. (Medical News Today)

Which diet is best for the aging brain? Study investigates
New research in mice reveals that a low-fat diet combined with calorie restriction prevents aging-associated microglia-driven inflammation in the brain. (Medical News Today)

Could targeting gut bacteria prevent autoimmunity?
A gut bacterium called Enterococcus gallinarum can drive autoimmune diseases such as lupus, new research finds. Could targeting it offer a new treatment? (Medical News Today)

How to cope with your food allergy
The only way to prevent allergic reactions if you have a food allergy is to avoid the allergen. Here are some tips to help you cope with food allergies. (Medical News Today)

Boosting the brain's immune cells may stop Alzheimer's
Two new studies show how a receptor activates immune cells in the brain to 'eat up' amyloid beta, thereby slowing down the progression of Alzheimer's. (Medical News Today)

The state of cancer: Are we close to a cure?
In this Spotlight, we track recent advances in cancer research and consider whether we are getting any closer to eradicating the burden of this disease. (Medical News Today)

Could eating more fish lower MS risk?
Diets rich in seafood and therefore omega-3 fatty acids bring many health benefits. A new study asks whether omega-3 can lower multiple sclerosis risk. (Medical News Today)

Heart failure: Flu shot may slash death risk
A new analysis of six pre-existent studies finds that people with heart failure who receive a flu shot periodically are significantly less exposed to the risk death from any cause. (Medical News Today)

Rheumatoid arthritis: Scorpion venom compound may halt progression
Researchers reveal how a compound found in the venom of the Indian red scorpion halted the progression of rheumatoid arthritis in rats, bringing us one step closer to a new treatment for the disease. (Medical News Today)

Multiple sclerosis: Skin cells may help to repair nerve damage
Researchers could be on the verge of a new treatment for multiple sclerosis; they reveal how transplanting neural stem cells derived from a patient's own skin could help to repair nerve damage caused by the disease. (Medical News Today)

Your gut flora may protect against sepsis
A mouse study showed that having a particular mix of gut microbes raised blood levels of IgA antibodies, which in turn protected against bacterial sepsis. (Medical News Today)

How to avoid catching the flu
Are you looking for ways to avoid getting struck down by the flu this year? We have compiled five top tips to help you stay healthy and free of flu. (Medical News Today)

What are lymphocytes and what are healthy levels to have?
Learn more about lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. We look at their function, normal levels, and what happens if levels are too high or too low. (Medical News Today)

Type 1 diabetes: Does the gut hold the key to prevention?
Researchers suggest that targeting the gut microbiota could be a potential strategy for the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes. (Medical News Today)

Common blood pressure drug may prevent type 1 diabetes
Researchers reveal that methyldopa — a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure — could also be used for the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes. (Medical News Today)

What are the health benefits of being creative?
From writing to dancing, creative activities can make our life more fun. Studies show that they can actually do wonders for our mental and physical health. (Medical News Today)

What is palmoplantar pustulosis?
Learn all about palmoplantar pustulosis, a condition that causes blisters to form on the palms and feet. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

How yoga can help to manage metabolic syndrome
A new study explains the mechanism through which 1 year of yoga training benefits adults with metabolic syndrome and raised blood pressure. (Medical News Today)

Uncovering the science behind 'sound body, sound mind'
How does exercise benefit body and brain? A new study describes how muscular activity improves metabolism and the immune system and reduces depression. (Medical News Today)

Cancer risk may increase as immune system declines
Using a mathematical model, a group of researchers conclude that a declining immune system could explain our increased cancer risk as we age. (Medical News Today)

E-cigarette flavors found to be toxic
Vaping is not as safe as we would want to think, according to a new study, as the flavors used are found to be toxic and can damage white blood cells. (Medical News Today)

Multiple sclerosis: 'Guardian molecule' may lead to new treatment
A study of male mice finds that testosterone triggers production of a protective molecule that prevents the development of immune cells that attack myelin. (Medical News Today)

What is ozone therapy? Benefits and risks
Ozone therapy is thought to improve the body's intake and use of oxygen and to activate the immune system. Learn more about the benefits. (Medical News Today)

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