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Why do some of us get so sick with COVID while others fare so well? Hint: It's all about the T-cell

  Do you know what a T-cell is? You should. It is the superstar of fighting COVID. We all have T-cells, which are a type of white blood cells (lymphocyte) and they are the key players in launching an effective immune response, keyword being effective. An immune response that goes haywire will harm, and even kill a person.  An effective immune system targets a pathogen, launches an attack, neutralizes the pathogen (in this case the SARS-CoV2 virus), and then... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Micronutrient Status Gaining Attention in Post-Pandemic World

Now more than ever, Americans are taking a closer look at the health of their immune system.  Micronutrients – the vitamins, minerals, and molecules that regulate everything in biology – which are needed to launch a massive attack against the COVID virus are the same micronutrients needed to calm the storm once the threat subsides.  Assessing micronutrient status is a key step in staying healthy during this pandemic. A research paper from the medical journal Clinical Im... Read More
at Monday, March 29, 2021