The 1300’s were a very interesting phase in the middle either side of 1350 there was the Black Death (bubonic plague) and at the start of the 1300’s (1315- 1317) there was a massive famine, both of which had a significant impact on the global population.
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Our frontline of defence against viruses, pathogens, bacteria and trauma is our immune system and its responses to the ravages that tend to be our major health risk as we enter autumn and winter. — Read Article
Even the healthiest of people get sick occasionally, but by looking after yourself and getting some healthy habits into your life, you give yourself the best chance possible to dodge colds and flu, when everyone else is coughing and spluttering around you. — Read Article
Our body’s immune system and processes are defences against pathogens; our immune system is the structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease, basically our front line defences against infectious organisms and other unwelcome invaders that may be health compromising. — Read Article
As many as a thousand people may be dying in New Zealand each year as the result of infections contracted within New Zealand hospitals; the figure of a thousand is based on 10% of United Kingdom estimates. — Read Article
Shingles are generally the result of contracting the chickenpox virus as a child and it’s type 3 HHV-3 Varicella-Zoster or Human Herpes Virus-3, the chickenpox virus is one of the herpes group of viruses, there are in fact over 25 viruses that are of the herpes type. The chickenpox virus reoccurs generally in adults 50 plus in the form of the Varicella-Zoster Virus. An interesting characteristic of many of the viruses we may contract through life. — Read Article