Immune system

Scientists make fundamental discovery on how to tackle allergies

Scientists make fundamental discovery on how to tackle allergies

Scientists made the discovery by studying how the immune system in mice fights off parasitic worms.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
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
Sepsis: Inexpensive prevention technique discovered by US-based Odisha scientist

Sepsis: Inexpensive prevention technique discovered by US-based Odisha scientist

The growth of the sepsis germs is so fast, that by the time the baby is brought to the hospital, he or she dies.

Aug 18, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Light can trick immune system to attack cancer

Light can trick immune system to attack cancer

The team evaluated their methods in mice with melanoma on the ears.

May 16, 2017, 00:35 AM IST
Lupus – Symptoms, causes, reasons why it should be listed with non-communicable diseases

Lupus – Symptoms, causes, reasons why it should be listed with non-communicable diseases

Lupus is not contagious, which means you can't catch the disease from someone or spread to others.

May 10, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
The human immune system now has new types of blood cells!

The human immune system now has new types of blood cells!

By using a technique called single-cell genomics, the researchers were able to analyse gene expression patterns in individual human blood cells.

Apr 23, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Expressing gratitude may improve your relationship, health!

Expressing gratitude may improve your relationship, health!

A new study has found that expressing gratitude may not only boost your relationship, but also enhance your psychological and physical well-being.

Apr 16, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
This is why people with asthma are less able to fight flu – Read

This is why people with asthma are less able to fight flu – Read

Immune system differences is the reasons why people having asthma are less able to fight flu, say researchers.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Why won't your cold go away? These five things could be the cause

Why won't your cold go away? These five things could be the cause

Here are five things that could be the cause of prolonged cold or the flu.

Jan 31, 2017, 13:54 PM 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
Do you know that every meal you consume triggers inflammation? - Read

Do you know that every meal you consume triggers inflammation? - Read

In healthy individuals, short-term inflammatory responses play an important role in sugar uptake and the activation of the immune system.

Jan 22, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Inflammation in the body: Is it good or bad?

Inflammation in the body: Is it good or bad?

Without inflammation, wounds and infections wound become septic and eventually the body would perish.

Jan 16, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Molecular mechanism that may cause autoimmune diseases found

Molecular mechanism that may cause autoimmune diseases found

In an important step towards treating autoimmune diseases, researchers in Japan have discovered a new molecular mechanism that could explain the cause of some such disorders that result from a hyperactive immune system.

Dec 28, 2016, 17:05 PM IST
Know these amazing benefits of ghee!

Know these amazing benefits of ghee!

Who doesn’t like ghee? Well, everyone loves it, but many of us are not aware of its health benefits. 

Dec 12, 2016, 07:04 AM IST
Five ways turmeric can boost your health!

Five ways turmeric can boost your health!

Turmeric is one of the most important ingredients of Indian cuisine

Dec 06, 2016, 23:35 PM IST
HIV and tuberculosis: Their connection, why they need to be tackled together

HIV and tuberculosis: Their connection, why they need to be tackled together

HIV targets the immune system and weakens an individual's defence systems against infections, including tuberculosis (TB), and some types of cancer. 

Dec 06, 2016, 13:42 PM IST
HIV vaccine: Australian scientists achieve step in 'right direction'

HIV vaccine: Australian scientists achieve step in 'right direction'

A team of researchers from South Australia's University of Adelaide and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital have used a common cold virus to introduce their DNA-based vaccine into the immune system of laboratory mice.

Nov 21, 2016, 11:08 AM IST

Delhi air pollution: Children at most risk, say experts

Alarming increase in air pollution attacks the respiratory system, and can alter the immune system. 

Nov 04, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

Know why bitter gourd is good for health!

Butter gourd is really good for our health as it promotes many health benefits and helps prevents many diseases.

Oct 22, 2016, 23:19 PM IST