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  • Sleep loss weakens immunity

    Sleep loss weakens immunity

    People who are deprived of sleep regularly are likely to have a weak immune system, a study has found. The findings showed that chronic short sleep shuts down programmes involved in immune response of circulating white blood cells. Seven or more hours of sleep is recommended for optimal health, thus the immune system functions best …

    January 28, 2017
  • Sunlight energises immune cells

    Sunlight energises immune cells

    Apart from helping for a healthier living by producing vitamin D, getting some sunlight may also energise T cells immune cells that play a central role in fighting infections in the human body, a study has found. "We all know sunlight provides vitamin D, which is suggested to have an impact on immunity, among other …

    December 21, 2016