Tag Archives: Infection

Cancer, Infection, and Autoimmunity in 2018

Cancer, infection, and autoimmunity in 2018: Will we win the war? Vaccines proved to be a game changer in modern medicine. The fight isn’t over yet, however; cancer, infectious diseases, and autoimmune conditions still plague humanity to this day. Might 2018 see the tipping point in this war? Biomaterials can be used in a number of ways in the development

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Eight Potential Health Benefits of Kombucha

Kombucha is a sweet, fizzy drink made of yeast, sugar, and fermented tea. It has a number of potential health benefits, including gut health and liver function. This article explores eight potential health benefits of kombucha and looks at the research that supports them. What is kombucha? Kombucha is a fermented drink that is popular for its purported health benefits. To

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Chewing Your Food Could Protect Against Infection

“Chew your food!” This is a phrase likely to have been heard by many of us during childhood. According to a new study, we would be wise to take that advice. Researchers have found that chewing food prompts the release of an immune cell that can protect against infection. Chew your food; it could help protect you from illness. The

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