Tag Archives: Immune

Precision drugs could unmask cancers to immune system and boost effects of immunotherapy

Precision cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors have a previously unknown ability to boost the immune system, and could help many more patients benefit from immunotherapy, a new study reveals. Scientists found that PARP inhibitors sparked a powerful immune response when used against cancer cells with weaknesses in repairing their DNA. The study changes our understanding… Read More »

Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'

An overactive immune system may help explain the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, scientists from King’s College London have suggested. Many sufferers of CFS, or ME, say their condition began with a challenge to their immune system like an infection. The scientists studied 55 patients with Hepatitis C who were given a drug that causes… Read More »

10 Ways to Support a Healthy Immune System

Learn which antioxidants help promote a healthy immune system and more! Seasonal changes and holiday stress may deplete your immune system, triggering unwanted symptoms like coughing, sneezing, itchiness, or fatigue. If you’re feeling under the weather, or if someone around you is sick, it may be a good time to reinforce your immune system. Keep… Read More »