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Posted on Sept. 29, 2016, 6 a.m. in Genetics Immune System Stress
Vacation and Meditation Impact Genes

Both a meditation retreat, and simply relaxing in the same locale, are found to improve stress levels, immunity and other cellular markers.





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Posted on Sept. 27, 2016, 6 a.m. in Inflammation Immune System
Inflammation Turns Mitochondria into Toxin Producers

New research shows that during inflammation, macrophages convert mitochondria to toxic compound producers that further amplify inflammation.

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Posted on Aug. 23, 2016, 6 a.m. in Longevity Genetics Immune System Inflammation
Latino Longevity Mystery Unraveled

Often referred to as the "hispanic paradox", Latinos have a lower risk of mortality than other ethnic groups and researchers may have discovered the key.

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Posted on Aug. 23, 2016, 6 a.m. in Infectious Disease Immune System
Time of Day Influences Susceptibility to Infections

Circadian rhythm affects the ability of viruses to replicate and spread between cells, causing higher susceptibility to infection at certain times of the day.

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Posted on Aug. 2, 2016, 6 a.m. in Diet Immune System Inflammation
Saturated Fats Damage Health by Promoting Inflammation

Eating high levels of saturated fat triggers an influx of immune system cells into tissues, thereby promoting inflammation and tissue damage.

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Posted on July 27, 2016, 6 a.m. in Genetic Engineering Cancer Genetic Research Immune System
Scientists to Begin First Human CRISPR Trial

Chinese Scientists are about to be the first in the world to use the gene-editing technique on humans, in the hopes of treating cancer.

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Posted on July 8, 2016, 6 a.m. in Immune System Cancer
Protein Boosts Immunity to Viruses & Cancer

Lymphocyte expansion molecule (LEM) modulates the proliferation of human T cells.

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Posted on June 27, 2016, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Functional Foods Immune System
Antioxidant Potential of Coffee By-Products

The antioxidant effects of coffee by-products are 500-times greater than those found in vitamin C.

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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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Posted on May 30, 2016, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Immune System
Insights on Oxidative Stress

Mechanism of aging also plays role in weakening the immune system.

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