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5 Ways to Help Boost Your Immune System

Introduction Our body has a complex system of cells, tissues and organs that work seamlessly to protect us from potentially harmful diseases. This is the immune system whose job is to safeguard your body against deadly pathogens and limit potential damage from other toxic agents. Your immune system must work seamlessly like a well-tuned orchestra… Read More »

B cell activating factor possible key to hemophilia immune tolerance

A group of scientists have just made a key discovery that could prevent and eradicate immune responses that lead to treatment failure in about one-third of people with severe hemophilia A. Hemophilia is the most common severe inherited bleeding disorder in men. The disease affects 1 in 10,000 males worldwide and results from deficiency of… Read More »

Drug that restricts overactive immune systems could help treat lupus

Interferon (pictured in bottles) is involved in regulating the body’s immune systemiStock/Getty Images A drug that stops the body’s overactive immune system could be key to treating lupus. This would be only the second new drug for the autoimmune condition in 60 years. Around 5 million people around the world are affected by lupus, a… Read More »