Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Clinical immunologist Leonard Calabrese, DO, answers this one about optimizing your immune system.
New immunotherapy drugs are helping patients with melanoma live longer. Find out more about recent advances in the fight against this serious type of skin cancer.
If you have recently been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, your doctor may have told you about a type of medicine that can reverse disease progression, stop damage to your joints – and might even put your disease into remission.
Daily stress can be positive or negative, and over time, it can adversely affect your immune system. Find out how to de-stress before any problems develop.
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For several decades, the medicines available to treat lupus stayed pretty much the same. In recent years, however, we’ve seen a breakthrough with targeted therapies — medicines that are directed at one little molecule in the immune system.
Babies have their mother’s immunity for six months after birth. Follow these easy steps to help your child build a stronger immune system for life.
Your immune system naturally weakens as you age. Find out what five things you can do to keep your body’s defenses strong.
The foods you eat have a great impact on your body, especially your immune system. Find out what to eat (and what to avoid) to boost your body’s ability to protect itself.
Moderate exercise can strengthen your immune system, but be careful not to overdo it. High-intensity workouts can sometimes have a negative impact. Learn more.
Your immune system usually protects you in a process that few of us think about. But sometimes, things go wrong, and it fails. Find out what happens — and why.