Sunday, November 03, 2013

Allergic Reaction To Bee Stings May Be Protective Mechanism

RTT, 10/31/2013

The common allergic reaction associated with bee stings could be a protective mechanism in the body, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford.
Researchers examined a group of mice by injecting some with bee venom and some with a salt solution. They found that some those mice injected with the salt solution developed a larger number of immune cells immediately following the injection than those who had the salt injection. A blood analysis also showed that those mice also had higher levels of antibodies…

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