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The immune system is your body’s personal army of soldiers — when it comes across potentially harmful invaders like viruses and bacteria, it will flag those invaders for destruction. However, this defense system is not always perfect. In some cases, it may become overly active and attack healthy body cells,…

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A normal pregnancy usually lasts around 40 weeks, but births that occur before 37 weeks are defined as being premature. Premature births are associated with a wide range of problems in infant children, and generally, the shorter the term of a pregnancy, the greater the health problems there will be for the infant. In…

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD), is a chronic neural disease which slowly degrades the nervous system. Millions of people worldwide are affected by this disease, in particular those 65 and older. The disease may start a decade before the signs are evident, with a display of early symptoms such as difficulty in…