A recent discovery out of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital finds an epigenetic cause to why T-cells fall ineffective in immune responses to cancer and viral infections. T-cells, a type of cell produced by the thymus gland, are a critical combatant in the human immune system. Their main job is to fight foreign invaders such … Continue reading Recent Epigenetic Discovery Could Help Revitalize Immune Response to Cancer and Viruses
Crohn’s Disease is chronic irritation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is one of several irritable bowel diseases that share similar symptoms and immune disorders. The lesions that have become an identifying feature of Crohn’s Disease complicate intestinal function. This damage to the gastrointestinal tract can lead to more serious conditions.  The causes of Crohn’s Disease … Continue reading What is Crohn’s Disease?
The immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that protect your body from pathogens; and, this time of year, you’ll hear a lot about it. Think of it as a personal shield. Its job is to protect you from harmful organisms and toxins that can have a negative effect on your … Continue reading What Is the Immune System? 4 Natural Ways to Boost Wellness