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Some COVID-19 patients maintain antibodies for long despite mild to moderate symptoms, finds study
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Some COVID-19 patients maintain antibodies for long despite mild to moderate symptoms, finds study

In most people, the SARS-CoV-2 specific antibodies gradually declined over the course of three to four months.

Why does the immune system respond to allergens by triggering itching in the skin?
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Why does the immune system respond to allergens by triggering itching in the skin?

Your skin is the first protective barrier against every pathogen and allergen in the world. So, when your skin itches, you should know that it may have come into contact with something that’s harmful and causing this reaction.

Study suggests immune system gets activated right after birth; findings may assist development of precision vaccination
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Study suggests immune system gets activated right after birth; findings may assist development of precision vaccination

recision vaccination is a concept based on the fact that every individual has different susceptibility to diseases based on their genes, age, sex and environmental factors

COVID-19 reinfections are real, but extremely rare; most immune systems fight off repeat infection
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COVID-19 reinfections are real, but extremely rare; most immune systems fight off repeat infection

Some reports reveal patients were sicker the second time – a pattern the immune system is supposed to prevent.

Widely-available, low-cost enzyme could be a treatment option for COVID-19, study suggests
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Widely-available, low-cost enzyme could be a treatment option for COVID-19, study suggests

Catalase, an antioxidant enzyme, is also commonly used worldwide in food production and as a dietary supplement.

Is staying home harming your child’s immune system by making them more susceptible to other diseases?
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Is staying home harming your child’s immune system by making them more susceptible to other diseases?

A theory known as the “old friends” hypothesis suggests that exposure to harmless microbes that have co-evolved with humans help to train the developing immune system.

Study on mice shows blood from healthy donor may reduce effects of stroke on brain
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Study on mice shows blood from healthy donor may reduce effects of stroke on brain

The scientists believe that by identifying the most important components in the healthy blood, it would be easy for doctors to target these to either reduce or increase their levels in the blood of the mice

COVID-19 asymptomatics: Why some people contract and recover from a SARS-CoV-2 infection unscathed
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COVID-19 asymptomatics: Why some people contract and recover from a SARS-CoV-2 infection unscathed

No fever or chills. No loss of smell or taste. No breathing difficulties. They don’t feel a thing.

Male deep-sea anglerfish attach themselves to the females during sexual reproduction
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Male deep-sea anglerfish attach themselves to the females during sexual reproduction

Scientists found that in four anglerfish species, males attach to the females temporarily while in the other six, the fusion is permanent.

Vaccine with an adjuvant may boost immune system's response against COVID-19, claim researchers
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Vaccine with an adjuvant may boost immune system's response against COVID-19, claim researchers

Adjuvants are substances that are used in combination with a vaccine to produce a more robust immune response than what the vaccine alone would provide

Antibodies acquired after coronavirus infection won't be effective for very long: Study
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Antibodies acquired after coronavirus infection won't be effective for very long: Study

The results offer a strong note of caution against the idea of 'immunity certificates' for people who have recovered from COVID-19.

Study says mutations of SARS-CoV-2 virus might not be as harmful as the original strain
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Study says mutations of SARS-CoV-2 virus might not be as harmful as the original strain

Scientists have so far reported 6,822 mutations of SARS-CoV-2 virus globally, out of which 300 have shown to repeat themselves in different patients.

Coronavirus Outbreak: An inexplicable link between people with Vitamin D deficiency getting infected with COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: An inexplicable link between people with Vitamin D deficiency getting infected with COVID-19

Vitamin D supplements over a long period of time can cause calcium build-up and can weaken the bones, damage kidneys and the heart.

Excess salt in diet can weaken immune system, says study; WHO recommends limiting salt intake to 1 tsp per day
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Excess salt in diet can weaken immune system, says study; WHO recommends limiting salt intake to 1 tsp per day

A new study has now found that consuming excess salt can weaken the immune system, making it harder for the body to fight off bacterial infections.

Immune response from Australia's first COVID-19 cases shows body's ability to fight and recover from virus
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Immune response from Australia's first COVID-19 cases shows body's ability to fight and recover from virus

More than 80 percent of COVID-19 cases are mild-to-moderate, understanding the immune response in these cases are important for research.

Coronavirus cases spike in Asian countries, crush theory that warmer weather could stem the spread
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Coronavirus cases spike in Asian countries, crush theory that warmer weather could stem the spread

Some symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to winter influenza which spreads in colder temperatures.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Busting 12 common misconceptions you may have about COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Busting 12 common misconceptions you may have about COVID-19

A good way to deal with fake news is to arm yourself with the facts and educate others.

Coronavirus myth busted: Drinking vodka, or any other alcohol, does not prevent coronavirus
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Coronavirus myth busted: Drinking vodka, or any other alcohol, does not prevent coronavirus

Evidence suggests that alcohol actually weakens the ability of your immune system to fight against viral infections and makes you prone to pneumonia.

Coronavirus myth busted: Vitamin C supplements will not prevent COVID-19
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Coronavirus myth busted: Vitamin C supplements will not prevent COVID-19

Here’s the most important thing you need to realise right now: boosting your immunity will not prevent you from contracting COVID-19.

International Women's Day Part 2: Here’s why women are more prone to autoimmune diseases than men
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International Women's Day Part 2: Here’s why women are more prone to autoimmune diseases than men

Researchers have found that there are major differences in the number and functions of male and female regulatory T cells found in adipose or fat tissues.