The pandemic has boosted interest in immune health support ingredients of all kinds. As scientists race to determine the best way to help patients in the current crisis, NutraIngredients-USA takes a look at what some of the latest research has to say...
As bodies age, their systems do, too. The concept of addressing ‘immunosenescence,’ or the specific aging of the immune system, has risen as a way to look at keeping older individuals healthier for longer as a subset of supporting their overall health.
New research revealing the mechanisms behind how vitamin D helps to fight tuberculosis will provide a rationale for clinical trials to test whether supplements of the sunshine vitamin can help to fight the disease in at-risk populations, say scientists.
US researchers, trying to understand why vitamin A helps fight
certain diseases and not others, say that the vitamin influences
the types and amounts of immune cells and molecules produced in
response to attack.