Immune system

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 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'

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

Unsustainable immune response to chronic viral infection is triggered by inflammation

 A study finds fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.

Oct 22, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

TB tricks body's immune system to make people infectious

Tuberculosis (TB) tricks the immune system into attacking the bodys lung tissue, which makes the person highly infectious through coughing and the bacteria then spreads by aerosol droplets to other individuals, a new study says.

Oct 21, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Revealed - Why HIV infection increases risk for tuberculosis!

Tuberculosis is a potentially serious infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 

Oct 19, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

Environment shapes our immune system!

Family history and environment of the residential area are responsible for the differences between individual immune systems, a study has found.

Oct 02, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

Researchers identify how cancer's 'invisibility cloak' works!

This 'invisibility' phase is a crucial step that allows tumours to spread throughout the body -- when the spread cannot be traced.

Sep 28, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Neonates' gut microbiome influences risk of allergy, asthma

Gut microbes play a key role in processing dietary components such as fats, giving them a powerful influence over whether anti-inflammatory or pro-inflammatory molecules end up in the gut, the researchers said.

Sep 13, 2016, 15:53 PM IST

Top five health benefits of cycling!

One should start cycling as it is the best form of physical activities. It also promotes many good health and gives many health benefits at all ages.

Sep 01, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Antibiotics increases Type 1 diabetes risk in children

A new research has found that the commonly-prescribed drug can significantly increase the risk for Type 1 diabetes in children. So, parents should be extra careful while giving antibiotics to them.

Aug 23, 2016, 23:55 PM IST

Banana faces extinction threat, warns pathologist

 Black Sigatoka poses the greatest risk, capable of not only shutting down the immune system of the banana, but also producing enzymes to break down the plant's cell walls.

Aug 16, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

High-fat diet in pregnancy may impact baby's gut, immune system

The results showed that expecting mothers' diets can lead to distinct changes in their babies' microbiome, which could affect energy extraction from food as well as early immunity development.

Aug 09, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

Give natural boost to immune system

The rainy season may affect the immune system, so it is important to keep yourself hydrated and eat lots of green vegetables, says an expert.

Jul 31, 2016, 00:15 AM IST

Multiple sclerosis: 15 warning signs you might have the condition

Although MS can occur in young children and older odults, the condition most commonly affects people between the ages of 20 and 50.

Jul 25, 2016, 09:57 AM IST

Unhealthy diet can lead to weight gain: Study

Eating a good and healthy diet helps us stay fit and live long.

Jul 19, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

Reasons why you should let your kids eat dirt!

Microbial exposure during early life has been linked to greater protection from illnesses such as allergies, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), asthma, obesity, diabetes, etc, later in life.

Jun 16, 2016, 12:46 PM IST

Precision medicine can widen cancer care options: Study

Of the 129 participants, 29 patients with a total 12 kinds of advanced cancers responded well to molecules that have not been approved for treatment of these tumors by the FDA.

Jun 05, 2016, 06:41 AM IST