Monthly Archives: January 2016

Acupuncture to Relieve Allergies

Allergies are mostly caused due to pollen of flowers, grasses, and weeds. The most common symptoms of allergies are itchy eyes, sneezing, running nose, headaches and fatigue. A number of medicines are available, but most of them have a certain side effects. At the same time, these medicines are neither able to improve the overall health of the patient, nor… Read more »

Cytokines: Function, Structure, and Properties

Cytokines refer to a large group of cell-signaling molecules that essentially consists of proteins, peptides, and glycoproteins. They either have short or long chain structures. They are primarily released by immune system cells in order to initiate cell-to-cell interaction in order to generate an immune response. For instance, when white blood cells come in contact with pathogens they immediately release… Read more »