Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer – Crash Course Biology #32
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October

Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer – Crash Course Biology #32

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Sex and not dying. That’s what biology is all about. And while the sex part is, I’ll grant you, a little bit sexier, not dying is also really fantastic… something that I, personally, like to do every single day. I, personally, like to not die in all sorts of ways. Like, I don’t jump out […]


We’re Crazy Close To A Cure For Allergies
14
October

We’re Crazy Close To A Cure For Allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergies turn your own body against you over something stupid like strawberries. We’ve got to be able to stop that. Anthony here for Dnews and allergies suck. There is no more annoying reminder of how fragile the human body really is than getting laid up in bed because a pollen or peanut dust. And while […]


Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies
10
October

Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Ahh..springtime. That warm breeze, the sun on your face… and lots and lots of plant sex. [sexy music playing] “Let’s take it slow, baby.” Yes, flowers, grass and trees are getting it on, and seasonal allergy sufferers are miserable. That’s because our immune systems mistake harmless grains of pollen for dangerous intruders. They go into […]


The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT
10
October

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Having an autoimmune disease, such as asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, allergies, or certain skin conditions, really is no fun, especially as a child. While you’re supposed to be running around and exploring–maybe making a snowman or water-ballooning someone’s house–you’re stuck in a hospital bed with varying amounts of pain. Luckily, it’s not all […]


Avery August (Cornell U.) 1: Allergies and the Immune System
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August

Avery August (Cornell U.) 1: Allergies and the Immune System

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hello. My name is Avery August, I’m at Cornell University, and today I’m going to tell you a little bit about allergies and the immune system. So, this is an image of some peanuts, and this simple nut can have devastating consequences in some individuals. And the reason for this is because they’re allergic to […]