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Obesity Weakens Immune Response

Symptom Checker: Your Guide to Symptoms & Signs: Pinpoint Your Pain Salomon see this Amar, associate dean for research at the university's School of Dental Medicine. "Now we understand that dysfunction in some of the mechanisms, as a result of the obesity , explain difficulty in clearing the infection and also the difficulty in wound healing," Amar said. In the study, Amar's team tied silk threads infected with the bacteria around the molars of obese and normal-weight mice.
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Research suggests new way of treating asthma in obese people

15 by Nature Medicine. A growing body of literature links asthma with obesity, but the reason for the link has been unknown. Both conditions have become more common over the last several decades. The new study, led by Dale Umetsu, MD, PhD, and Hye Young Kim, PhD, of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Boston Children's, explored obesity's effects on the immune system.
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