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Posted on Aug. 20, 2014, 6 a.m. in Immune System Blood Pressure Dietary Supplementation
Blueberries Confer Immune & Cardiovascular Benefits

Blueberry powder supplements may boost natural killer cell activity and lower blood pressure, among sedentary men and women.

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Posted on June 30, 2014, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Alternative Medicine Immune System
Tai Chi Enhances Stem Cells

The traditional Chinese martial art/sport of tai chi increases the number of CD34+ cells, a type of stem cell critical in essential body functions.

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Red Grapes and Blueberries May Boost Immune System

Compounds found in red grapes and blueberries have been shown to increase the expression of a gene involved in immune function.

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Posted on July 2, 2013, 6 a.m. in Stem Cell Cancer Immune System
Extending Stem Cell Longevity

The molecule microRNA-146a (miR-146a) acts as a critical regulator and protector of hematopoietic stem cells, or HSCs) during chronic inflammation.

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Posted on May 14, 2013, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Functional Foods Immune System Vitamins
Top Three Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Consumption of mushrooms may promote healthy weight, boost immune function, and serve as a convenient way to achieve Vitamin D levels.

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Posted on April 5, 2013, 6 a.m. in Immune System Dietary Supplementation Vitamins
Vitamin D Fends Off Disease

Among healthy people, vitamin D supplementation influences gene expression involved biologic functions of more than 160 pathways linked to cancer, autoimmune disorders and cardiovascular disease.

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Vitamin C May Help Reduce Incidence of Common Cold

Vitamin C seems to be particularly beneficial for people under heavy physical stress, with data suggesting it  can halve the incidence of the common cold.

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Zinc Assists the Immune Response

Zinc may effect a key role in activation of a transcription factor, MF-[kappa]B , essential for proper immune function.

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Posted on March 5, 2013, 6 a.m. in Mental Health Immune System Stress

Concerns and anxieties about a person’s close relationships may be a chronic stressor that can compromise immunity.

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Posted on Jan. 28, 2013, 6 a.m. in Mental Health Immune System

People who are lonely produce more inflammation-related proteins in response to acute stress, potentially contributing to coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer's disease.

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