Nanoparticles are able to prevent inflammation

Nanoparticles and microparticles are a new frontier in specialized disease treatment because they allow for precise targeting within the body. This technology could be especially useful for treating cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and blood vessel diseases. This area of research is new and we still don’t know how these nanoparticles interact with the different parts of…

BioBit – Innate vs. Adaptive Immunity

Your body has evolved an exquisite immune system to take down any threat it encounters. This system is made of up two arms: Innate immunity: like a town’s police force: It responds to all threats regardless of their type (non-specific). When it finds a threat, it immediately responds with all its might to eliminate it.…

BioBit – White blood cells are your own personal military

Your body has a defence system in place to protect it from foreign invaders like bacteria, viruses and parasites. This exquisite system has many working parts involving many organs throughout the body but the soldiers of this defence system are your white blood cells (WBC). There are a number of different types of WBC that…