Articles: immune function

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  1. A New Vision for Psychoneuroimmunology?

    by Will Wilson

    My original intention in writing this article was to explore Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) and its recent developments. Considering the subject has lead me into other areas of thou...

  2. Adaptogens - Stressing the Importance of Protection

    by Irene Stein

    Until fairly recently, the function of vitamins was regarded with a great deal of scepticism by the orthodox medical profession, but they have been shown to play an intrinsic role ...

  3. Adrenal Fatigue – Start Addressing it Today and Boost Your Immune System NOW

    by Louise Murray

    The stress and strain and ‘always on’ nature of our modern-day lifestyles means that many of us are now living in a constant state of high alert, and are suffering with chronic stre...

  4. An Holistic Approach to Immune-Related Illnesses

    by Dr Simon Hincks

    I hit upon using the NLP model of Neuro-Logical levels. This model was outlined by one of NLP's leading developers, Robert Dilts. It suggests a way of thinking about the way in whi...

  5. Are We Lighting the Fuse of an Autoimmune Time Bomb?

    by Dr Robert Verkerk

    There’s been increasing concern voiced by world-leading immunologists that we could soon witness a devastating super-epidemic of autoimmune diseases. Some think it’s our exposure t...

  6. Can Beliefs Impact The Immune System?

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    In Disney’s portrayal of the Jungle Book,[1] Mowgli’s belief was that the python Kaa was friendly! In Mowgli’s case this belief was based upon ignorance and would have resulted in ...

  7. Cells Of Good Hope

    by Rajgopal Nidamboor

    First things first: an elderly woman in China, who became seriously ill after getting infected with the COVID-19 virus, made an uneventful recovery following stem cell therapy. Simi...

  8. Cold and Flu Busters: The Natural Approach

    by Klaus Ferlow

    The author gives a very detailed account of approaches to strengthening the immune system and helping it to prevent and to cure colds and flu, concluding with a thorough discussion...

  9. Does the HIV / AIDs Pandemic Affect National and Household Level Food Security

    by Claudia Louch

    The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic, also known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), is a global crisis with consequences that will be felt for decades to come...

  10. Effective Lymphatic Function Part I

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    All body tissues are nourished by tissue fluid. Most of this fluid returns to the blood via the lymphatic system. The lymph starts in tiny lymph capillaries and passes through larg...

  11. Effective Lymphatic Function Part Two

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    Energy is usually thought of in terms of muscular or physical energy resulting from adequate sleep and food; these are contributing factors in energetic manifestation and not the or...

  12. Empowering The Placebo

    by Mary Martin

    This article looks at the power of the placebo effect, which a House of Lords Science and Technology report in 2000 states "is not just an imagined experience but can positively im...

  13. Entropy is Required to Enable Us Humans to Live a Life with Fewer Health Disorders

    by Alexander Barrie

    Entropy in the philosophical and much wider sense, in which it is generally understood, has much to do with loss and deterioration but with an added bonus!  With any new project, ve...

  14. Facilitating Positive Changes

    by Mary Martin

    The author presents two cases which demonstrate the power of the mind in the context of Reflexology. The average GP, she says, has no time to talk patients through their problems a...

  15. Fuelling the Immune System for the 21st Century

    by Michael Passwater

    Infectious diseases are a major threat to human survival and quality of life. In 1996, the World Health Organization raised concern regarding over 17 million people dying each year ...

  16. Good Nutrition, Proper Hydration and a Positive Outlook Help to Build a Robust Immune System

    by Roddy MacDonald

    Since Covid 19 arrived there has been many negative effects on our lives and on our economy. However, there has been one positive impact in that it has caused more people to conside...

  17. Histamine Intolerance

    by Emma Lane

    Put simply, histamine intolerance is when someone experiences various symptoms after consuming foods or drinks high in histamine or has exposure to environmental factors that cause ...

  18. How a Mother’s Immunity may cause Developmental and other Disorders in her Children before and after Birth

    by Dr Peter Kay

    It is important that all health carers, those who take responsibility for other peoples’ health, understand the basic principles of immunity because, by far, most forms of ill-healt...

  19. Identity and Immunity

    by Dorothy Rowe - Deceased

    The author identifies that stressful situations like moving house or exams make one more likely to pick up every flu bug or cold. Research undertaken into the efficient functioning...

  20. Immune Health and Efficiency

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    To understand immune deficiency, we must first appreciate immune efficiency. With this as the author’s starting point, the article describes the immune system and discusses both fa...

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