Immunity

Haiti Cholera Claims: Ultimatum to the United Nations

Dr Rosa Freedman | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK
Dr Rosa Freedman

The United Nations has been given an ultimatum - pay compensation to individuals affected by the cholera outbreak in Haiti or be brought before a nat...

Surviving the Festive Period

Iain Mahony | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Iain Mahony

Alcohol is ubiquitous at this time of year. Abstinence may make you feel virtuous but can also be dull. If you do drink, I'd advocate men avoiding beer. Beer increases levels of an enzyme called aromatase. This converts testosterone into oestrogen and leads to fat deposition around the pectoral - the dreaded man boobs. Stick to a few glasses of good quality red wine instead.

How Your Sleep Patterns Affect Your Immune System

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The body’s natural ‘circadian’ clock determines whether we fall victim to illness, scientists have found after discovering a link between disrup...

HIV Vaccine That Could Turn Disease Into ‘Minor Infection'

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists from the Spanish Superior Scientific Research Council have discovered an immunity vaccine that could potentially prevent HIV turning into A...