May 27, 2015

immune system


  • Probiotics Pros and Cons

    Probiotics Pros and Cons

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Probiotics are promoted to improve digestion, strengthen immunity, help in weight loss and even protect against periodontal disease, among other proposed benefits. Can they really help keep you healthy?

  • Catching Shingles?
    Ask the Experts

    Catching Shingles?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Shingles is caused by the same herpes virus, varicella-zoster, that causes chickenpox. Chickenpox is quite contagious, but can you catch the shingles virus from others?

  • Unlocking the ME/CFS Puzzle
    Be Well

    Unlocking the ME/CFS Puzzle

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome appear to be suffering from widespread inflammation of the brain, according to a new study from Japan that has caught the attention of patients with the illness and the scientists seeking to unlock its puzzles.