Our history and environment – like where and with whom we live – are responsible for 60% to 80% of the differences between individual immune systems,
Regular consumption of shiitake mushrooms, prized in traditional Asian medicine for their health-giving properties, can help improve immune function, say US researchers
Zinc, an important mineral in human health, appears to affect how the immune system responds to stimulation and deficiency can lead to inflammatory conditions, scientists say
It’s not just a psychological effect, plants release important chemicals that, when we breathe them in, trigger key immune activity
When your immune system is working below par there are plenty of natural ways to give it a helping hand
New evidence from China suggests that when it comes to measles outbreaks levels of air pollution, and their effect on immunity, may be influential.
Living in a stimulating environment has a wide range of mental health benefits – now research shows it may also have physical benefits, helping to speed wound healing and slow cancer.
New research from Norway has shown that polyphenolic extracts from elderberries could help with blood glucose management.
How the ‘factory farming’ approach to honey threatens our precious pollinators
Infection with a common but otherwise harmless virus, can trigger the immune system response to gluten that leads to celiac disease.
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