Arteries and their Immune Function

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Arteries carry blood to vital organs which in turn are able to maintain their proper function and sustain life. Thanks to arteries oxygenated blood and nutrients are able to reach all the cells in our body. But arteries might have yet another important role.

Arteries From Distinct Regions Of The Body Have Unique Immune Functions

ScienceDaily (Sep. 6, 2008) — Human arteries play distinct roles in the immune system depending on their anatomical location, researchers at Emory University ...

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Lack of sleep increases inflammation in the body

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Nothing like a good night’s sleep. Yes, we all have spent nights tossing and turning. The next day we feel horrible, with poor concentration, headaches, drowsiness, and exacerbated pains due to inflammation among other things. People have been talking about lack of sleep resulting in obesity, a shorter life span, mental and cognitive problems, alteration of hormones and metabolism, etc. This is all very interesting in view of the following recent article via eurakalert.org ...

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Divine ants

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I came across an extraordinary story via Nouvel Observateur [1] about an old man whose teeth fell when he was 72 years old, after which they grew back again. He was able able to chew hazelnuts at 87 years of age, claiming that his steal health was all thanks to ants. He washed the ants with pure water, then he dried them and finally he grilled them until it all became powder from which he was ...

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