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Medical News Today: How do our emotions affect our immune response?

New research uncovers fresh evidence to suggest that frequent exposure to negative emotions may have an important impact on the functioning of the immune system. Do you often feel sad or angry? This could affect how your body reacts, researchers warn. Many studies have shown that chronic exposure to stress, anxiety, and negative moods generally… Read More »

Distinct COPD Subgroup Identified by Airway Epithelial IL-17 Response

November 22, 2018 Share this content: The IL-17 response is associated with increases in airway neutrophils and macrophages and is related to worse clinical outcomes in current and former smokers. Gene expression of airway epithelial interleukin (IL)-17 response distinguishes a biologically, radiographically, and clinically distinct chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) subgroup of patients who may… Read More »