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Posts tagged immune system

March 12, 2013

 

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Get Some Sleep! Your Body Needs It To Fight Colds.

Does the amount of sleep I get affect how likely I am to catch a cold?

September 13, 2012

 

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Depression May Have An Evolutionary Benefit

Depression may have an evolutionary benefit. It may improve one's chances of fighting off infection.

June 9, 2011

 

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The Positives And Negatives Of Being A High Ranking Chimp

Any chimpanzee from Kibale National Park in Uganda will tell you, being top banana has its advantages. But, there are many disadvantages as well.

May 26, 2011

 

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How Plant Communication And Your Allergies Are Related

Why does pollen from plants make your nose run? The answer involves protein and communication.

April 25, 2011

 

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Is There Any Danger In Sleeping With Your Pets?

Are there health risks associated with sleeping with your pet?

January 4, 2011

 

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What Is The Difference Between Food Intolerance And Food Allergy?

Do you or someone you know have a food allergy or intolerance?

November 8, 2010

 

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Finally a Cure for the Common Cold?

We all love our chicken noodle soup, but scientists may have found a more down-to-business strategy for conquering the common cold (and other viruses)!

August 30, 2010

 

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Surprise! Nano Trojan Horse May Help Fight Cancer

Scientists at MIT look to nanoparticles to drastically improve immune-cell therapy.

July 21, 2010

 

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Did You Know That Laughter Is Good For Your Health?

Have you ever felt better after laughing? Laughter can be one of the best medicines. Find out why on A Moment of Science.

June 28, 2010

 

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What Is Causing A Decline In The Vulture Population?

What is happening to vultures around the world? Why are they declining in numbers?

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