More stories about "Immune System"

Study Reveals Why Infants Are Prone to Diseases

According to research, newborns have immature immune systems, which make them more at risk for catching certain viruses.

Cat Feces May Carry Disease-Causing Parasites

According to research, cat poop contains infectious parasites that may be dangerous to your health.

Taking Antioxidants May Reduce the Effects Aging Has on Your Immune Response

As you get older, your body may find it harder to battle infections or respond to vaccines, but a recent study suggests one way to help it along.

Drinking Cranberry Juice Really Does Protect You from UTIs, Study Suggests

Regularly taking cranberry capsules or drinking cranberry juice lowers your risk of getting a urinary tract infection.

Breast Cancer May Shut Down Your Body's Immune Response

An immune system malfunction is not good news for anyone with breast cancer, but researchers may have found a way to counteract it.

Women Recover from Illnesses Faster than Men Do, Studies Show

Research shows a combination of genes and hormones makes this possible.