Complete suppression of immune response may be the real cause of death among coronavirus patients, claim two new studies led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSTL). Previous reports point to severe inflammation as the main cause of organ damage suffered by patients with severe COVID-19. But autopsy findings tell a different story: Despite the … Continue reading Coronavirus found to suppress immune response, but this new therapy can restore immune function
With COVID-19 still ravaging the entire world, medical experts have emphasized the importance of not just social distancing and proper hygiene, but also of a healthy, balanced immune system. The latter is especially important, according to Rafael Máñez, head of the intensive care unit at Bellvitge University Hospital, near Barcelona, Spain, because of COVID-19’s “severe” phase, which happens … Continue reading Experts: A balanced, optimal immune system is key to avoiding coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm with over a million confirmed cases across the globe. The United States stands on the forefront of this global pandemic as data from the Johns Hopkins University shows the U.S. has 368,449 confirmed cases and 10,993 deaths – and the numbers are still growing rapidly by the day. On the brighter … Continue reading Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D
The rapidly spreading coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a viral respiratory infection that causes flu-like symptoms. Despite the growing number of cases worldwide, the disease itself is not particularly fatal, especially given a functioning immune system and a lack of underlying conditions. Experts suggest that the disease can cause severe, life-threatening symptoms especially given immunocompromised individuals … Continue reading 5 Natural remedies that boost immunity for protection from the coronavirus
We’ve long known that zinc can be effective when it comes to shortening the duration of the common cold, and we also know that many common colds are caused by coronaviruses. That has left many people wondering if zinc can help alleviate the impact of the novel coronavirus that is wreaking havoc across the … Continue reading Can zinc help fight COVID-19?
Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to infect people in several countries around the globe, and governments and institutions are scrambling to delay and contain its spread. But they seem to be forgetting one thing: The possibility that there are natural remedies that can support immunity and help prevent coronavirus, such as garlic or vitamin C. Studying superfoods may be … Continue reading Natural remedies that support immunity and may help prevent the spread of coronavirus
What happens when you don’t get enough sleep? Perhaps you’re in such a bad mood the next day that no one wants to get within five feet of you, or maybe you find yourself staring at a blank computer screen at work yawning endlessly as your productivity plummets. However, there are also some less-obvious effects … Continue reading Sleep charges your immune system
There is no doubt that a cancer diagnosis is absolutely devastating. Sadly, most of us have been affected by this disease, either directly or through having to watch a friend or family member suffer with it. It is therefore understandable that the idea of a cancer vaccine would be wholeheartedly embraced by most people. Imagine … Continue reading So-called “cancer vaccine” isn’t a vaccine at all; it’s actually immunotherapy that boosts the body’s own immune function