Dr. Katherine Gundling, Professor, Division of Allergy and Immunology at UCSF presents an overview of the immune system, how it functions and what can go wrong. Series: “UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public. Continue reading
MD Anderson’s cancer research center makes the statement that if you “Treat the immune system it can attack the cancer.” Continue reading
The human body’s first line of defense is its immune system, protecting against foreign invaders such as bacteria and viruses. A good immune system provides good health. When the immune system malfunctions, people can develop a number of serious, even life-threatening, diseases, including cancer. Continue reading
The immune system is our body’s way to defend itself from the unknown, the unknown being diseases or anything that doesn’t belong in our body. The immune system can help us fight infections or diseases primarily caused by bacteria, parasites, and fungi. It also attacks viruses.