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New Study Shows Microbiome Influences Antibody Production

New Study Shows Microbiome Influences Antibody Production

Because the microbiota is so complex, containing hundreds of different bacterial species, it was not known how the presence of microbes in the intestine shaped the antibodies that are present even before we are challenged by an infection.  Researchers have now shown...

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STRESS: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

STRESS: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

Stress is a condition that many (if not all) people encounter at least once in their life. Whether it’s because of school, work, or relationship, stress can take a toll on your mental, emotional, and even physical health. Although it can be tempting to simply ignore...

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Botanicals for a Better Sleep

Botanicals for a Better Sleep

Imagine waking up fully rested, ready to tackle any challenge and embrace all the pleasures of the world with gratitude. We all know what a good night’s sleep feels like, but how often do we get it? In this hectic, hyper-stimulated, nerve-wracking world, it is...

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Curcumin’s Influence on Cytokine Storm

Curcumin’s Influence on Cytokine Storm

The end stage of virus infections often correlates with the onset of a cytokine storm. This uncontrolled release of proinflammatory cytokines by the body’s immune system involves more than 150 known inflammatory mediators. There are many factors involved in the...

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Sleep Disturbance Impacts Immune Mechanisms

Sleep Disturbance Impacts Immune Mechanisms

The  relationship between illness and sleep has long been known - as far back as 384-322BC when Aristotle wrote about the connection between lethargy and fever. A healthy brain will release neurochemicals like cytokine interleukin and serotonin during sickness to...

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