How to Support Your Immune System This Flu Season

Winter season can be difficult for some individuals, but this winter season is a particularly stressful time for everybody. Staying healthy is imperative, so taking additional precautions to improve your immune system is a must. But what exactly can you do that’s going to make …

5 Ways to Support Your Immune System This Winter Season

Winter season can be difficult for some individuals, but this winter season is a particularly stressful time for everybody. Staying healthy is imperative, so taking additional precautions to improve your immune system is a must. But what exactly can you do that’s going to make …

Why Some COVID-19 Patients Crash: The Body’s Immune System Might Be To Blame

Health care workers assist a COVID-19 patient in Spain. Some evidence from Europe and China suggests an overzealous immune response may be contributing to the severe illness in some patients. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption toggle caption Felipe Dana/AP Health care workers assist a COVID-19 patient …

Let your gut help support your immune system

Your gut microbiome has a huge impact on your body. As well as influencing your digestion, sleep habits and mood, did you know that it can have a positive impact on your immune system too? The immune system is your body’s natural line of defence …

Researchers Link Autism To A System That Insulates Brain Wiring

This image from an electron microscope shows a cross-sectional view of an oligodendrocyte (blue) among nerve fibers coated with myelin (dark red). In models of autism spectrum disorder, oligodendrocytes appear to create too much or too little myelin. Jose Luis Calvo/Science Source hide caption toggle …

Fun Facts About the Respiratory System

Just like your heart’s job in the circulatory system, your lungs work is (mostly) involuntary. That is, we breathe without thinking unless we override the process by consciously manipulating the movement of our diaphragm.  You’re probably trying it right now. At all other times, however, …