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This new HIV therapy could boost immunity levels in patients

Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options, the researchers at Yale University said. For some individuals with HIV, existing drug therapies fail ... Read More »

Ayurveda tips for complete health, experts say these 10 help build immunity

Ayurveda seems to have taken a back-seat in the hustle bustle of modern life, with material comforts becoming the norm while we ignore the various gifts that nature has to offer to us on an everyday basis. Instead of being in harmony with nature, we have adopted artificial practices that disturb the equilibrium of mind and body. We can’t sleep, ... Read More »

Sex of the baby may play important role in would-be mother’s immunity

Sex of the baby may play important role in would-be mother’s immunity A study reveals would-be mothers, carrying female fetuses may exhibit a heightened inflammatory response that can contribute to sickness-related symptoms, such as achiness and fatigue. According to researchers, women, over the years, have claimed that body of a mother, carrying male and female baby, react differently. The study, ... Read More »

Sleep deprivation leads to weakened immunity: Study

IANS | Jan 28, 2017, 04.25 PM IST Sleep deprivation leads to weakened immunity: Study (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock) People who are deprived of sleep regularly are likely to have a weak immune system, a study has found. The findings showed that chronic short sleep shuts down programmes involved in immune response of circulating white blood cells. Seven or more hours ... Read More »

Your saliva test can check body’s immunity

Your saliva test can check body’s immunity (Getty Images) Researchers from the University of Birmingham have found that antibody levels in saliva are linked to those in blood serum, suggesting a new method for assessment of protection against bacterial infections. The study was published in the journal Biomarkers. They found that in general, higher antibody concentrations in serum were associated ... Read More »