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Medical News Today: What are neutrophils and what do they do?

Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell that helps heal damaged tissues and resolve infections. Neutrophil blood levels increase naturally in response to infections, injuries, and other types of stress. They may decrease in response to severe or chronic infections, drug treatments, and genetic conditions. Neutrophils help prevent infections by blocking, disabling, digesting, or… Read More »

The truth about supplements: do they work and should you take them?

Fish oils, multivitamins and other supplements are a huge industry, but the latest research indicates they are often of little use. Here’s what you need to know Maarten Wouters/Getty By Linda Geddes FOR some people, they are an insurance policy against a less-than-perfect diet. Others take them because they can’t – or won’t – eat… Read More »

They Thought These Raccoons Had Rabies, But Found The Raccoons To Be Drunk

The rabies virus can infect all types of mammals. However, in the United States, common reservoirs are raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats. (Photo: Getty Images)Getty What’s the difference between you and raccoons? If you were to get drunk, your neighbors probably wouldn’t tell the police that you may have rabies. But that’s what happened to… Read More »