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Synonyms for natural immunity

immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup

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Most of the time, our natural immunity is strong enough to resist exposure to environmental bacteria," he said.
One potential reason for repeat outbreaks is that high levels of the virus, found in fecal material, overwhelm hogs' natural immunity, Snelson said.
A major advantage is that while fighting the virus the drug allows strong natural immunity to develop.
Therefore, the Pycnogenol and vitamin C interaction demonstrated improved natural immunity due to the synergistic antioxidant effect of the combination.
The vaccine will give extra assurance against this disease as the natural immunity sheep and cattle develop after initial exposure is not proven to prevent disease the following year.
The virus has infected people of all age groups, from two to 81, suggesting that humans have no natural immunity to it.
Additionally, there is growing research into human immunity and vital work is being done with those who have natural immunity or resistance to emerging illnesses.
The three-hour sessions, to be run in centres including Durham and Chester-le-Street, will cover diagnosing and treating common ailments and illnesses children may suffer as they develop their natural immunity from being babies to the age of five.
Several seroepidemiological studies for rubella antibodies have shown that a substantial number of women reach child bearing age without acquiring natural immunity to rubella (1).
Food as a Natural Immunity Booster - Winter is an excellent time to grab a hot chocolate and go, but with cold, blustery winds comes the flu, sore throat and a variety of other seasonal illnesses.
The vaccine could be given to people who already have the disease to stimulate their natural immunity," Rivest said.
My response is that, besides getting enough restful sleep and regular exercise, there are no specific methods that have been shown to help one's natural immunity, including vitamins or supplements.
However, there is very little work examining the impact of immunotherapy on the existing natural immunity.
Up to the menopause, women appear to have a natural immunity to heart disease and the rate of illness is only a third of that seen in men.
Gone are the days when one could pretend that Islamic finance enjoys a natural immunity to the world's diseased economy.