Immune system

Top five herbs that boost your immune system!

Herbs not only add good taste to food but are also good for health.  

Jun 04, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Why smoking puts you at increase risk of oral diseases

Puffing cigarettes can increase the likelihood that certain bacteria will not only set up camp but will build a fortified city in the mouth and fight against the immune system, thereby making you vulnerable to oral diseases, new research suggests.

Jun 01, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

Lesser known health benefits of cycling!

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May 14, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

T cells use 'handshakes' to sort friends from foes

T cells, the security guards of the immune system, use a kind of mechanical "handshake" to test whether a cell they encounter is a friend or foe, according to a new study that may help develop immune therapies for cancer.

May 07, 2016, 23:44 PM IST

World Health Day 2016: Diabetes and its health related repercussions

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Apr 05, 2016, 17:40 PM IST

Gut bacteria may help prevent stroke: Study

 Certain types of bacteria in the gut can leverage the immune system to decrease the severity of stroke, according to a new study that suggests modifying the gut's microbiotic makeup may help prevent the deadly condition.

Mar 29, 2016, 12:32 PM IST

Know why muskmelon is good for health!

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Mar 29, 2016, 10:07 AM IST

`Toxic` e-cigarette boosts superbugs, weakens immune system

The debate over the safety of e-cigarettes has taken another turn after a new study has revealed that vaping boosts superbugs and dampens the immune system.

Jan 27, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Weekend binges as bad as regular junk food

Yo-yoing between eating well during the week and bingeing on junk food over the weekend is likely to be just as bad for your gut health as a consistent diet of junk.

Jan 21, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Anti-cancer drug made more effective to reduce side effects

Researchers have found a way to make an existing drug used to treat breast, lung and pancreatic cancers effective in small dosage, thereby reducing its usage and associated side effects in course of the treatment.

Jan 17, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

Vitamin D3 can treat multiple sclerosis

If you are suffering from a multiple sclerosis, then you must consume vitamin D3, as it can boost up your immune system.

Dec 31, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Air pollution: What it can do to your kid's health and steps to reduce risk!

Air pollutants when inhaled can have serious impact on human health, affecting lungs and the respiratory system as well as the heart.

Dec 09, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Homely remedies to tackle Psoriasis

Psoriasis, which usually appears in red patches anywhere on the skin, particularly the knees, the elbow, the lower back and scalp happens due to several factors such as environment, genetics and the immune system.

Dec 01, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Self-rating of health can predict common cold

A new study has revealed that a simple self-rating of health accurately predicts susceptibility to the common cold in healthy adults aged 18-55 years.

Nov 10, 2015, 18:40 PM 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

`Biological sensor` can help ward off obesity, diabetes

 A team of researchers has found that sensor protein could help fight against obesity and diabetes.

Oct 23, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

High cholesterol may cause tendon abnormalities

 High levels of cholesterol are linked to a heightened risk of tendon abnormalities and pain, reveals a pooled analysis of the available evidence.

Oct 17, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Antiviral shows potential against Ebola

An experimental compound that blocks the ability of the Ebola virus to replicate in the body successfully prevented rhesus monkeys from succumbing to it.

Oct 10, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Selena Gomez reveals she has lupus! Here's what this autoimmune disease is

In the wake of the pop singer's announcement that she's been diagnosed with lupus, all her fans have been wondering about this disease.

Oct 10, 2015, 10:12 AM IST

Sound sleep boosts immune system 'memory' too

 A good night's sleep not only strengthens your memory but also strengthens the response-memory of your immune system when it comes to killing bad bacteria and viruses as they enter your body, new research reveals.

Sep 30, 2015, 18:35 PM IST