Health

Could diets that mimic fasting improve people's immune systems?

Professor Valter Longo, director of the USC Longevity Institute, is investigating how fasting and diets that mimic fasting's effects can help immune function, including vaccine efficacy and the body's response to infection ...

Medical research

Worm extract found to reduce inflammation in mouse models

A team of researchers from Germany, Switzerland, Sweden and Australia has found that a substance isolated from roundworm larvae was able to reduce inflammation in the airways of mice. In their paper published in the journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smokers, vapers in special danger from coronavirus

(HealthDay)—Smokers and vapers who get COVID-19 are more likely to have complications, so this might be a good time to quit, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons says.

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