Consuming carbohydrates during or immediately after an intense exercise helps the body recover faster and reduces the risk of compromising the immune system.
Once dubbed as a "useless" part of the body, the appendix might have a biological use after all - immunity.
A person's immunity is affected by one's genes and is shaped by environmental factors like diet and location.
Researchers have bred new super pigs that are immune to PRRS, a virus that costs the farming industry $660 million annually.
Changing laws to make it more difficult to sue physicians for medical malpractice may not reduce the amount of "defensive medicine" practiced by physicians, suggests a new study.
Fasting for eight days a year boosts health by strengthening immunity, according to a new study.
Having a good night's sleep may cure your cold. New research reveals that sleep helps strengthen the immune system and combat infections.
Going to space may weaken your immune system against fungal infections, according to a new study.
Lowering the expression of a single gene may help extend the average human lifespan by 16 years, new research suggests.
Americans' vitamin D levels are highest in August and lowest in February, a new study revealed.
Women's immune systems stay younger for longer, according to a new study.
Feeling insecure or anxious about close relationships can make you sick and damage your immune system, according to a new study.