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DISCOVERY: Immune Defense Guidance System Identified

A new mice experimental study shows that at the kick off of the immune response, the molecule sphingosine 1 phosphate (S1P) mobilizes immune cells into the bloodstream to target infection sites and then rapidly shifts position. Researchers say this indirectly amplifies the attack on foreign microbes or the body’s ownRead

Part 2: Melatonin, Respiratory Health, and Infections

In Part 1, we take a look at the mechanisms by which melatonin may impact immune function and inflammation. Herein, we take a look at its impact on respiratory health in general and its anti-infective effects. Melatonin and Respiratory Health Melatonin has been shown to improve various markers of lungRead

The Berrylicious Benefits of Black Elderberry

Pleasant-Tasting Purple Berries that Provide Powerful Immune Protection Let’s face it, we all have days when the burden of remembering to take our supplements or swallowing another pill just becomes too much to endure. “Just give me something that tastes good!” – the inner 5-year old demands. Compliance is aRead

Hemicellulose as an Immune Enhancing Tool

The Impact of Hemicellulose from Plants and Mushroom-Derived Polysaccharides on Immune Function Hemicellulose isn’t a new thing. In fact, it is as timeless as the plants and fungi that cover the face of our planet. Hemicellulose differs from cellulose in that it is a polysaccharide comprised of various sugars includingRead

Part 1: Melatonin, Immune Function, and Inflammation

A look at the physiological role of melatonin beyond its sleep-supportive and antioxidant effects. Melatonin and Respiratory Health Melatonin has been shown to improve various markers of lung function and/or reduce pulmonary inflammation in numerous settings not having a primary infectious etiology. Although we typically think of melatonin as aRead

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