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Dandelions What if something goes wrong in the complex fractal behaviors of immune cells? We have all heard of people who have eaten something as innocent as a peanut and died. It sounds bizarre that the immune system could believe something is profoundly dangerous and in reality it is not. Peanuts and shellfish are two of the most common powerful instigators of deadly immune reactions we call allergy or hypersensitivity. Allergy is mediated by an IgE antibody. Pollen to some people is as bad... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Non-Self Is Not Non-Sense

Non-Self Is Not Non-Sense Although the majority of the human immune system's function remains a mystery, it has been fairly well determined that both a primitive and modern component coexists within it. Fortunately most people are blessed with active, competent immunity. Although one may have a suitable number of white blood cells circulating in the blood, some of the cells may have an inexplicable functional deficiency that prevents them from operating properly. I remember some years ago a... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Complicated Spider Webs

Complicated Spider Webs Many research authorities believe that the immune system’s primary job is to defend the body against viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites and tumors. It is not. Its most important function is communication and logistics. Its secondary role is to eradicate foreign material and infectious debris from the body. When you consider the way logistics and protection work in concert, it does not take long to realize that the immune system’s processing is extremely complex, much... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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