Green tea compound fights cold sores, Augusta University professor finds

...that it is naturally occuring and is unlikely to add to the growing resistance problem that the antivirals seem to be creating, particularly among people with compromised immune systems. "It's nontoxic, it's natural," Hsu said.

Narcissa Whitman answered God's call despite obstacles and changed the world

...and dysentery to the Cayuse. The white children Dr. Whitman treated at the mission recovered because of a stronger immune system, but the Cayuse children died. They blamed Dr. Whitman for the epidemic among their people. As a result, several...

Jimmy Carter 'at ease,' ready for radiation treatment

...approved by the FDA in February ? to boost his immune system. This combination doesn't produce the terrible side...University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, said the key immune system cells needed to attack the tumor can get into the...

WHO: Viral testing 'advisable' in Rio's Olympic waters

...That doesn't automatically mean an athlete would fall ill ? that depends on numerous factors, including their immune system.The AP commissioned Brazilian virologist Fernando Spilki, of Feevale University, to test Rio's waters for three...

Timberwolves president Flip Saunders diagnosed with cancer

...coach and top executive while being treated. He says he is determined to beat the disease, which is a cancer of the immune system.The 60-year-old Saunders returned to the Timberwolves as team president in 2013. Last year, he replaced the...

Obese dog Pearl continues to shed pounds

...Pearl healthy has seen bumps in the road, including a pneumonia diagnosis this summer. For three months, the dog's immune system remained compromised, and she only left her kennel when nature called."Just as we were progressing, that pneumonia...

St. Stephen's helps feed those with HIV, AIDS

...don't want people coming in and leaving with junk food. When you have HIV, it's extremely important to keep your immune system strong by eating quality food."St. Stephen's food pantry doesn't serve meals.Instead, those confirmed by...

Devon Still thanks Bengals, Cincinnati after being released

...Still's 5-year-old daughter, Leah, has overcome cancer in the past year and is finishing treatments to rebuild her immune system. The Bengals kept Still last season in part so he'd have health insurance to cover his daughter's treatments. FALCONS...

Gift of $2.5 million pushes pediatric cancer research at Georgia Regents University

...and Dr. David Munn at GRU had been part of the original research that showed tumors use IDO to evade the host's immune system to survive. The family ended up moving to Augusta for treatment, Simkins said.The child's mother had done her...

Trinity Baptist Church pastor's son Alex Moore's health improves after anemia treatment

...dad, Matt Moore, said conversations about a transplant have stopped. Because of a treatment that suppresses his immune system, Alex's blood counts have improved to the point where doctors have decided to continue treatment for another year...