Immunity

Toxic nanoparticles in tattoo inks may harm your immune system

Toxic nanoparticles in tattoo inks may harm your immune system

Toxic impurities that make up the ink in tattoos can travel inside the body in the form of nanoparticles and affect the lymph nodes.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
Faulty immune system causes depression: Study

Faulty immune system causes depression: Study

However, researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK have found that an overactive immune system triggers inflammation throughout the entire body, sparking feelings of hopelessness, unhappiness and fatigue.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
This probiotic beer uplifts immunity, enhances gut health

This probiotic beer uplifts immunity, enhances gut health

The new beer created by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), incorporates the probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei L26, which was first isolated from human intestines and has the ability to neutralise toxins and viruses, as well as regulate the immune system.

Jun 29, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Carbohydrate consumption during workouts boosts immunity, says report

Carbohydrate consumption during workouts boosts immunity, says report

Intense exercise creates immune disturbances and thus people often tend to have fewer natural killer white blood cells after a workout session which also increases the risk of upper respiratory illnesses, the researchers said.

Feb 17, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Sex of the baby may determine expecting mothers' level of immunity!

Sex of the baby may determine expecting mothers' level of immunity!

Published in journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity, the study shows the sex of a baby is associated with pregnant women's immune responses.

Feb 13, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Sound sleep can make your immune system strong

Sound sleep can make your immune system strong

The findings, published in the journal Sleep, showed that chronic short sleep shuts down programs involved in immune response of circulating white blood cells.

Jan 28, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

Being one of the most popular tropical fruit apart from mango, banana, and jackfruit, chikoo is exceptionally sweet and delicious. 

Jan 07, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Bask in the sunlight to energise your immune cells

Bask in the sunlight to energise your immune cells

While production of vitamin D requires ultra violet (UV) light -- known to promote skin cancer and melanoma, the low levels of blue light found in the sun's rays is safer and helps makes T cells move faster.

Dec 21, 2016, 16:56 PM IST

Top seven health benefits of drinking lemon water!

 Lemon water is considered good for our body as it helps in restoring our health and rejuvenating the entire physical system. 

Oct 20, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

Top five benefits of drinking honey water!

Honey is considered as one of the healthiest foods in the world. 

Oct 14, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

2,000 protest in Romania over minister's immunity

The protesters briefly blocked traffic late Thursday in front of the upper house of parliament, waving placards bearing slogans such as "Corruption kills" and "Shame on You".

Sep 23, 2016, 08:25 AM IST

This is why you should eat tomatoes!

We all love to eat tomatoes as they are an implausibly versatile food and a powerhouse of nutritional benefits.

Sep 15, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

Five surprising health benefits of jaggery – From constipation to weight loss!

Jaggery, which acts as diuretic, can help stimulate bowel movements, thereby providing relief from constipation.

Sep 05, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

This is why you should drink water on an empty stomach!

We always drink water whenever we are thirsty or after eating something spicy or a meal.

Aug 18, 2016, 22:02 PM IST

Choir singing boosts immunity to fight cancer

Many people affected by cancer can experience psychological difficulties such as stress, anxiety and depression.

Apr 05, 2016, 22:46 PM IST

Top five health benefits of guava!

 Guava contains rich amount of nutrients, antioxidants, vitamin C and lycopene which are necessary for maintaing overall health.

Jan 30, 2016, 12:34 PM IST

Your guests may bring home immunity-improving bacteria!

Like having guests over? They may come with a host of unexpected visitors - millions of bacteria cells that could improve your immunity, scientists say.

Jan 04, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Malaria immune-booster vaccine comes closer to reality

It was the first time scientists had pinpointed why the immune system fails to develop immunity during malaria infection.

Dec 25, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

Intestinal worms 'talk' to gut bacteria to boost immune system

In this study, the researchers looked at the effects of helminths that infect pigs.

Oct 31, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Dengue during pregnancy can increase premature birth risk

Getting infected by the dengue virus during pregnancy, especially those who are in the second or third trimester, can increase the risk of premature birth, say doctors.

Sep 30, 2015, 18:46 PM IST