Immune System

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Nov 05, 2009
Many people know the old saying that you should feed a cold and starve a fever. Most doctors agree that you should not force yourself to eat during illness, but you also should not restrict yourself if you feel hungry. So what is best to eat during cold or flu? Here are the most powerful foods that boost your immunity to fight off common cold and flu.

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Jan 15, 2009
People who do not get enough sleep are more susceptible to common cold, the new study revealed.
Sheldon Cohen, a leading author of the study conducted at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., said that lack of sleep can really make difference for people's susceptibility to common cold.

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Nov 10, 2009
Regular sinus irrigation may seem a good way to relieve runny nose symptoms due to flu or cold, but long-term use of nasal saline rinse may do more harm than good, a new study says.

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Mar 18, 2009
Soon vaccination will be as pleasant as eating yoghurt as scientists create a new way of administering vaccines by using probiotics.
The new generation vaccine technology, using probiotics, will be tested to develop vaccines for breast cancer, colon and pancreatic cancer.

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Oct 26, 2007
Scientist found a route that connects mind with immune system that can help in treatment of various infections and autoimmune conditions.

Dr. Kevin Tracey from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research discovered that body's inflammatory response to infection and diseases can be controlled by disrupting the dangerous message sent from the brain directly to immune system.

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Jan 28, 2010
When the cold and flu season begins, many people turn to natural cures to treat the illnesses. Natural remedies may shorten the duration of the colds and flu and may relieve some symptoms of the flu and cold. What are the most effective natural remedies for cold and flu to help you feel better?

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Nov 25, 2009
Vitamin D is claimed to be a new natural antibiotic as scientists reveal numerous health benefits of this vitamin.

While most of the population is considered to be deficient of vitamin D, taking the adequate amount of this nutrient can help you prevent a great number of health problems, including heart disease and flu.