Tag Archives: immune cells

Immune cells differ in men and women

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, February 09, 2017 - 02:00 PM
Immune cells differ in men and women

A new study from Michigan State University has discovered why some immune cells act differently in men and women when under stress. These different responses often leave women with a disadvantage, as they are more susceptible to certain diseases. The… Read More

The effects of thirdhand smoke

By: Devon Andre | Tuesday, February 07, 2017 - 02:00 PM
The effects of thirdhand smoke

A recent study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, known as the Berkeley Lab, has shown that exposure to thirdhand smoke can lead to biological effects on weight and cell development. Thirdhand smoke is classified as the… Read More

High-fat diet causes damage in the brain

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 09:30 AM
High-fat diet causes damage in the brain

Eating a high-fat diet prompts our brain’s immune cells to start consuming the connections between our neurons, according to a new study. When a person is consuming a high-fat diet and becomes obese as a result, the immune cells in… Read More