Posts tagged with immunity

  1. The curious case of spontaneous allergies to meat. It could happen to you.

    Today we’re going to engage in a creative hypothetical, and you, my reader, are the protagonist. I’d ask you to close your eyes and let your …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/21/the-curious-case-of-spontaneous-allergies-to-meat-it-could-happen-to-you

  2. Is there a dirty side to hygiene?

    Western populations today appear to be having the highest incidences of allergies ever. The ‘Hygiene Hypothesis’ has skirted around emerging findings regarding modern-day immune systems. But, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/19/is-there-a-dirty-of-side-to-hygiene

  3. When the immune system is exhausted

    Imagine how exhausted we are after finishing a 10k run. We might want to cool down a bit to recover before doing any physical activities again. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/30/when-the-immune-system-is-exhausted

  4. No immune cells in the brain?

    The human body protects itself from diseases caused by bacteria and viruses through our very own immune system. There is a large diversity of immune cells …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2016/10/13/no-immune-cells-in-the-brain