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Stress May Accelerate Immune Aging: Study

Stress caused by traumatic events, job strain, relationships, discrimination, or everyday stressors likely accelerates the aging of the immune system. At least, that is the finding from a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The accelerated immune aging may increase the risk for a host of chronic conditions here to read more

Study Indicates Source of Rapid Aging and Chronic Inflammation in Patients Living with HIV

A new AIDS study from the University of Alberta has found that people living with HIV have a higher risk of rapid aging and chronic inflammation. The groundbreaking research found that elusive white blood cells called neutrophils play a role in impaired T-cell functions and counts. It was also found that the associated chronic inflammation here to read more


Can One Food Influence Immune Strength?

I’m sure you’ve seen the articles telling you to eat this or drink that to boost your immune system. But if it seems to be good to be true, it probably is. Nutrition can play a role in immune strength, but the relationship between food and illness risk is complex. Several factors influence immune strength, here to read more

Eating Fat to Stay Healthy?

Fat and immune health have an interesting relationship. Sometimes fat can work against immune strength—other times, it can bolster it. The first part of understanding how fat can influence health is distinguishing between body fat and dietary fat. High levels of body fat can cause inflammation and tax the immune system, making you more susceptible here to read more