Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov was a Ukrainian and Russian pathologist best known for his pioneering research in immunology. Known as the Father of Orthobiosis theory and Probiotics, he was credited in 1882 with the discovery of phagocytes, which came to be known as the major defence mechanism in innate immunity.
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Anxiety is something that is creeping into our society on a much more regular basis. Some sufferers find it completely debilitating and as a result are not able to leave their homes for fear of an attack. For others, it is the leaving of their homes that causes the anxiety in the first place.
On the other end of the spectrum, some people have random attacks, often with no particular trigger. In other words, anxiety can be an unpleasant emotional state ranging from mild unease to intense fear.
The importance and power of antioxidants that have the ability to boost our immune system and thus general health, is huge. Antioxidants combat free radicals caused by a diet rich in additives, stress, exposure to electronic magnetic radiation and pollutants in the air and water.
What are antioxidants?
Antioxidants are compounds that inhibit oxidation. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that can produce free radicals, thereby leading to chain reactions that may damage the cells of organs.
It is wonderful and very good news that the BBC has been featuring menopause in a week long feature called “Wake up to Menopause”, including identifying symptoms, typical treatments as well as experiences from individual women of all ages, on last week’s breakfast TV.
“Properly cared for, a Savile Row suit can be handed down the generations—like gout.” Ben Schott, Jeeves and the Ki
Ever wondered why you suffer from gut issues, such as bloating and gas, arthritis or gout? It might be that your acid base balance (the balance between acids and bases) is not within the slim corridor of balance that it needs to be to support many bodily functions?