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Immune System.

Scientist Featured On 'Humans Of New York' Can Put Your Immune System Into A Mouse's Body

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.26.2015 | Science

Humans of New York, the popular blog that uses images of New Yorkers to create a photographic census of the city, featured a scientist last week who c...

This Easy Trick Can Boost Your Mood And Help You Avoid Colds

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 10.12.2015 | Science

When a friend compliments you, it puts a smile on your face. But it might do more than that. New research shows that compliments can&nb...

Sleep May Be One Of Our Most Powerful 'Antibiotics'

Rakesh Bhattacharjee | Posted 09.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakesh Bhattacharjee

The evidence thus far seems to strongly suggest that inadequate sleep duration increases the likelihood of becoming ill following an infection and hinders our body's ability to fight infection. Conversely, getting enough sleep may be one of our most powerful antibiotics to keep us healthy.

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #13: Be Proactive

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

There are times we can't stop, or feel we can't stop. There are times the urgency of our lives becomes unmanageable, untenable. And that is very often precisely when our bodies start breaking down.

Been Told Physical Symptoms Are 'All in Your Head'? Think Again

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Based on this research, I am not sure that any illness should be considered "psychosomatic" or "all in one's mind." Illness exists in the mind, body and brain. And all illness should be taken seriously.

3 Cancer Research Accelerators Worth Watching

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 08.26.2015 | Impact
Deborah J. Cornwall

In 2000, Douglas Hanahan and Robert A. Weinberg articulated the concept of cancer hallmarks as a foundation for understanding cancer's biology across traditional cancer types. Three initiatives built on that foundation now promise to accelerate development of more powerful life-saving therapies.

Autism: From Behavior to Biology

Richard E Frye | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Richard E Frye

Understanding the true causes of autism, and discovering truly effective treatments that address the underlying causes that produce it, must become a national priority.

Mesmerizingly Creepy Handprint Shows We're All Crawling With Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.08.2015 | Science

A microbiology technician stuck her son's hand in a petri dish, and reminded the Internet that we're all covered in germs. And that's not a bad thing....

Carolyn Gregoire

Previously Unknown Link Found Between Brain And Immune System | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.15.2015 | Science

Neuroscientists have uncovered a previously unknown direct connection between the brain and the immune system -- a finding that could have significant...

My Daughter's Mysterious Illness -- And My Own

TueNight | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living

I'd spent years of my adult life wishing I could have my own moment of clarity so I could eliminate all the crap from my life, to no avail. But in the very moment I made the difficult choice to live, I was able to look so clearly at my life and see the simplest, most important path, and how to get there.

Gratitude Speaks: Dr. Mario Martinez, Author of the No. 1 Bestselling 'The MindBody Code'

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

I'm Miriam Ava, founder of and ambassador of good taste. I love sharing messages that matter and Gratitude Speaks is a wonderf...

Hope for People with IBD and Those at Risk

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Up to 1.3 million Americans have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a complex disorder of the immune system that results in uncontrolled inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

8 Tips to Help Boost Your Immune System

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Being asthmatic, I spent a large portion of my life catching whatever sinus infection or flu was floating around. Why is it that I wouldn't miss the ...

It's 'Serial Killers' vs. Cancer Cells In This Dramatic New Video

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Science

"Inside all of us lurks an army of serial killers whose primary function is to kill again and again." That might sound like something you'd hear in...

Removing the Insurance Roadblock: I Propose the Cancer Patient Treatment Coverage Act

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Food and Drug Administration has done an admirable job of keeping up with rapidly changing science. One wishes one could say the same for the insurance industry.

Looking Into the Mirror of EBOLA: A Reminder of the Importance of Nutrition As We Age

Simin Nikbin Meydani | Posted 06.21.2015 | Fifty
Simin Nikbin Meydani

Nutrients are needed for the normal function of the immune response; whether it is to increase the number of cells capable of fighting viruses, produce antibodies and other key mediators or kill other invading pathogens.

I Can't Put My Kids in a Bubble?

Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC | Posted 03.22.2015 | Parents
Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

It's that time of year again -- everyone is chasing their kids around with hand sanitizer and Elderberry syrup. The runny noses and trails of Kleenex scattered around my house remind me of my son's first cold. He was 10 months old when he broke his seal of perfect health. I was devastated.

How The Body Maintains A Healthy Balance Of 'Friendly' Gut Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.15.2015 | Science

Hippocrates once said, "Bad digestion is the root of all evil." Now, a growing body of research suggests that the ancient Greek physician was, if a b...

Do You Believe in Miracles? Here's Living Proof!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

More than any other couple we've ever interviewed, Ron and Mariah embody the principle that when two hearts are separated, all difficulties can seem insurmountable, but when they are united as one, nothing is impossible.

30 Things I Accomplished Before Turning 30

Harper Spero | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

Many people don't want to talk about that "old age," but I'm feeling really good about my 30s. Age is just a number in my book and I'm ready to close the chapter on my 20s.

Another Reason 20-Somethings Should Avoid Binge Drinking: Study

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.31.2014 | Science

When it comes time to ring in the New Year this Wednesday night, many 20-somethings will be celebrating with a drink... or two, or five. But researche...

How To Be A Survivor: Flu Season 2014-15

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

This year, since the flu shot may not contain the proper viral particles, everyone, but especially those with compromised immune systems, needs to be more aware of their risk for developing the flu. Here are five tips to be a flu survivor this season.

Your Personality Says A Lot About Your Health

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.15.2014 | Science

Sure, you've probably heard that your personality is linked to many things -- from your sleep schedule even to your longevity. And now, researchers sa...

What You Are Not Hearing About Ebola

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

At least 30 experts were unable to attend the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in New Orleans these past few days, as the ...

Worry, Don't Be Happy: How We Decide What's Dangerous

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The desire to seal off borders and quarantine the health care workers is driven to a large extent by our ancestral behavioral immune system. Cues that once improved survival have become maladaptive behaviors in our contemporary world.