Sunday, November 16, 2014

Study: Immune Systems of Newborn Stronger than Previously Thought

Immune system of newborn babies stronger than previously thought

Date:
September 21, 2014
Source:
King's College London
Summary:
Contrary to what was previously thought, newborn immune T cells may have the ability to trigger an inflammatory response to bacteria, according to a new study. Although their immune system works very differently to that of adults, babies may still be able to mount a strong immune defense, finds the study.

No comments: