The story goes that during the European plague outbreak, some time between 1413 and 1722, four thieves whose parents were well versed in the medicinal properties of herbs, were able to burgle homes of the dead and diseased people without being infected themselves.
It turned out that fever is a positive sign that the child’s immune system is working well and responding to bacteria, viruses and all other pathogens that are trying to invade his body and that it is not something to fear.
Every night millions of people around the world struggle to fall asleep or to stay asleep. For some, insomnia is just a temporary state but for others it's a chronic problem that's affecting their concentration, mood, energy and it definitely reflects on their complexion, beauty and accelerates their aging process. The National Sleep Foundation formed an expert panel comprising eighteen leading scientists and researchers to update the official sleep recommendations. The panelists reviewed over...
Vitamin C deficiency is common in patients with advanced cancer. Patients with low plasma concentrations of vitamin C have a shorter survival.
In the 1960s, two time Nobel prize laureate Dr. Linus Pauling discovered that white blood cells, which are immune cells, need very high doses of vitamin C to function properly and that they need 50 times more vitamin c inside the cell than in the blood plasma.