Hyper IgM syndrome is a problem where B cells are unable to undergo antibody class-switching, meaning that they can produce IgM antibodies, or immunoglobulins, but struggle to produce other types of antibodies, and that leaves individuals at risk for certain infections. Let’s take a look at how B cells end… Continue Reading Hyper IgM Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Every living being needs to fight off other living beings that want to feast on them.​Every living being needs to fight off other living beings that want to feast on them.​Every living being needs to fight off other living beings that want to feast on them.​So as multicellular life evolved… Continue Reading Tiny Bombs in your Blood – The Complement System

Life is fundamentally different from dead stuff—or is it? Physicist Erwin Schrödinger defined life this way: Living things avoid decay into disorder and equilibrium. What does this mean? Let’s pretend that your download folder is the universe. It started orderly and got more and more chaotic over time. By investing… Continue Reading What Is Life? Is Death Real?

So by this point, you’re probably aware that your body needs oxygen to survive, right? In fact, every cell in your body needs that precious oxygen. Those cells use the oxygen to produce energy in the form of ATP, or adenosine triphosphate, a super super important molecule, sometimes even called… Continue Reading Hypoxia & cellular injury – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Hey guys, Dr. Axe here, and welcome to Ancient Medicine Today. Today we’re going to be talking about the health benefits of going tech-free. And these mobile devices are actually being detrimental to our health and many instances, not that they’re not convenient, not that I’m telling you to go… Continue Reading 5 Benefits of Unplugging & Tips to Go Tech-Free