What describes how the body immune system works?
white blood cells, called lymphocytes, destroy pathogens and protect against future infections
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With an immune response. When particles of a virus or other organism enter our body and are identified by the immune system as foreign "invaders", our bodies use the invaders, which are also called antigens/antibody generators, as a template to create matching antibodies. Antibodies (also call…ed immunoglobulins) are sort of like a lock and key system that, when matched perfectly with the antigens, can "lock" or neutralize (inactivate) the antigens so they can no longer enter or damage our cells. To neutralize each different strain of organism, the antibodies must have the right pattern to match the characteristics of each antigen. A match will allow the antibodies and immune response to make a "lock" to fit those viruses so they can not function. Our body remembers each new virus pattern that has caused an immune response in the past (either from getting an infection or from vaccinations), so that it can make those matching cells to protect us from that same specific organism (or those that are very similar) in case it ever enters the body again in the future. Our body has the ability to determine when an antigen has invaded and, if it has a match to that stored from a prior invasion, the immune response is generated and the immune system quickly makes up a lot of those attack cells (antibodies), that the body made and that worked in the past to destroy/neutralize the invading infectious agent. If it is a new type of invader, usually our body can make cells that can match just right in a week to ten days for viruses and some other organisms. It can sometimes do this even more quickly for bacteria and other types of microbes. It is during this time period, when our body is matching and making the attack cells to "kill" the invader, that we feel sick until our body finds the key pattern of cells that will match and lock that specific type of invader. If exposed previously, either in the wild or by vaccination, our immune system wastes no time in locking up the invading organism, because it knows already what antibodies will fit as the "key" from the stored memory of the patterns that worked before. That is why, once we have had an infectious disease in many cases, we won't get sick from it again. Our body will already know what cells to make and will send them out to destroy the invader even before it can make us feel sick. protects your body from diseasces and other illnesses by germs and bacteria (MORE)
to fight diease. if you want to get more details,then in a nutshell, it has theprimary function of identification of and protection frominfections and some diseases with use of the specialized cells,tissues, and organs that make up the immune system. Among otherprocesses, it recognizes there is an i…nvader and produces specialcells called antibodies which can neutralize it (e.g., intrudingpathogens, or foreign bodies or other substances that shouldn't bethere). These invaders that can trigger an immune response arecalled antigens. The immune system produces the required cells toneutralize these potentially pathogenic organisms or substances. (MORE)
Answer . As of yet, the purpose of the appendix in the human body is not known. It is simply there and is often removed.. Anyhow, appendix do play role in fetal development and adult.In fetus appendix act as a endocrine organ and in adult they help our body immune system to combat against microb…es as it 'train' our immune system by exposing antigens to lymphoid cells in order to produce antibody. (MORE)
The respiratory system works with the immune system by releasing oxygen, which helps you breathe and is like a filter to your body.
About 70% of the body's immune system is found in the digestive tract . The GALT (gut asscosiated lymph tissue) is made up of several types of lymphoid tissue that store immune cells, such as T and B lymphocytes, that carry out attacks and defend against pathogens (Germs/ Antigens).. The imm…une system works to keep you well. Most of the time when it does not check the Vitamin D level with a blood test ( 25 OH Vitamin D) which keeps the immune cells balanced. There are 10X more immune cells called Microglia in the brain than Nerve cells. There are a lot of immune breakthroughs covered in Myvits.com .. reference:Vitamin D, Thyroid hormones,and muscle mass influence natural killer (NK) innate immunity in healthy nonagenarians (A person 90 years old or between 90 and 100 years old ) and centenarians (One who is 100 years old or older).. Inceasing evidence has demonstrated that the immune systemclosely interacts with other physiological systems (normal functioning of a living organism), whose communications are mediated by circulating cytokines and hormones.. Cytokines-Any of several regulatory proteins, such as lymphokines, that are released by cells of the immune system and act as intercellular mediators in the generation of an immune response.. The chief cause of Inflammation are food allergies and the next ( #2 ) are imblance of micro organisms. This causes the immune system to release chemicals causing inflammation. An inflammed gut will lead to an inflammed brain which leads to premature aging.. The chief sign of an inflammed gut is not pain but Bloating.. B lymphocytes - a lymphocyte is derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity*; it recognizes free antigen molecules in solution and matures into plasma cells that secrete immunoglobulin (antibodies) that inactivate the antigens. anÂ·tiÂ·gen -A substance that when introduced into the body stimulates the production of an antibody. Antigens include toxins, bacteria, foreign blood cells, and the cells of transplanted organs. humoral immunity- The component of the immune system involving antibodies that are secreted by B cells and circulate as soluble proteins in blood plasma and lymph.. T lymphocytes - Specialized blood cells that recognize invading organisms (helper T lymphocytes) and destroy them (killer T lymphocytes). (MORE)
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Short Answer:. The immune system senses foreign cells in the body and destroys them. . Long Answer:. Destroying, say, the common cold, begins when an antibody marks one common cold cell. It does this by attaching to the membrane. Another immune system cell, the nature killer cell (yes, THAT is it…s professional name), will kill this cell, but basically take pieces of that cell and add it to its membrane (kind of how in a video game you take the sword of the villain you just defeated as a trophy). The natural killer cell will then wander over to another immune cell, known as the helper T-cell. The helper T-cell sees the pieces of the foreign cell and freaks out (this process is call antigen recognition). The T-cell is now considered "activated" and begins to replicate and differentiate itself. . As all this is happening, and T-cell that runs into a B-cell (another immune cell) activates it. The B-cell also begins to replicate and differentiate itself. One of the B-cell types created then release antibodies that will bind to the foreign invader (the common cold, in this case) to mark it as an enemy. . The antibodies go out and mark the invader, and natural killer cells, and cytotoxic T-cells will go and destroy the infection and start the process over again until the invader has been eliminated. . This is still a brief summary of what occurs in a immune system response, but I hope it helps. . (MORE)
The integumentary system serves as the first line of defense of the immune system by protecting the body's internal structures from any harmful bacteria or other harmful microbes in the environment. This system is compromised when the skin is cut.
Immune system: The invulnerable framework is an arrangement of numerous natural structures and procedures inside of a living being that ensures against sickness. To work legitimately, an invulnerable framework must identify a wide mixture of operators, is known as pathogens and recognize them fro…m the creature's own particular sound tissue. Muscular system: The solid framework is in charge of the development of the human body. Connected to the bones of the skeletal framework that make up generally a large portion of a man's body weight. Each of these muscles is a discrete organ developed of skeletal muscle tissue, veins, tendon. (MORE)
the immune system uses white blood cells to find and attack dangerous bacteria, viruses, etc. from spreading and creating hazardous health problems to your body.
if u say autoimmune, it means the whole system is affected.. if u say autoimmune, it means the whole system is affected.
A vaccine normally exposes the body's immune system to dead portions of the virus it is trying to protect against. The immune system will still react to the dead virus and develop anti-bodies to protect against the virus. This will either prevent the person from becoming infected or reduce the lengt…h and the severity of the symptoms if they do become infected. (MORE)
Almost everything. Respiratory system (lined with cilia and have macrophages, other immune cells, mucus-producing cells), GI system--the gut, starting from the mouth to the stomach to the bowels (lots of immune cells), lymph nodes (they're everywhere and drain every part of your body), thymus, sp…leen, bone marrow (produce white blood cells), skin . (MORE)
The immune system of the human body is located throughout the body. It has to do with our thyroid, and adrenal glands. The white blood cells we have are perhaps the most important aspect for fighting off illness.
Every life form needs oxygen. First of all, The respiratory systemis connected with the cardiovascular system where blood getsoxygenated. As well all know, the blood is composed of severalcells such as the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets.The white blood cells are responsible for immune… responses in thebody. Without oxygen, all three would not function well and wouldmake the person very ill and prone to infection. (MORE)
The lymphatic system works with the immune system. The lymphatic system consists of lymphatic vessels and lymphoid organs (lymph nodes, spleen, thymus gland, bone marrow) The functions of this system include absorption of excess fluid and its return to the bloodstream, absorption of fat (i…n the villi of the small intestine), and the immune system function (help defend the body against disease). Examples of how lymphatic system helps the immune system: Bone marrow contains tissue that produces lymphocytes , which are white blood cells that mediate the immune response. Lymph nodes are concentrated with lymphocytes and macrophages(white blood cells) (MORE)
the immune system does aid in protecting your body fight against disease or foreign bodies, but the main soldiers are your white blood cells which surround whatever germ or disease in the body and kills it. The more healthy you are the better your body can defend against these foreign bodies, viruse…s whatever you call them. (MORE)
The immune system is run by white blood cells which attack any foriegn objects in the body. They grow stronger and begin to recognize sickness which allows you to become fully immune if you have a great immune system.
\n1. it keeps your blood from being infected.\n2. It makes you able to feel pain with your nervous system\n3. it helps your stomach from being infected(mucus is part of the immune system)
The immune system is all over. White blood cells are part of it and are in your blood.
The immune system protects the body from infection by creating abarrier that prevents viruses and bacteria from entering the body.If the virus and bacteria enters the body, the immune systemdetects and eliminates them before they can reproduce.
The immune system protects organisms from infection with layered defenses of increasing specificity. In simple terms, physical barriers prevent pathogens such as bacteria and viruses from entering the organism. If a pathogen breaches these barriers, the innate immune system provides an immediate, bu…t non-specific response. Innate immune systems are found in all plants and animals.  If pathogens successfully evade the innate response, vertebrates possess a third layer of protection, the adaptive immune system, which is activated by the innate response. Here, the immune system adapts its response during an infection to improve its recognition of the pathogen. This improved response is then retained after the pathogen has been eliminated, in the form of an immunological memory, and allows the adaptive immune system to mount faster and stronger attacks each time this pathogen is encountered.  . Both innate and adaptive immunity depend on the ability of the immune system to distinguish between self and non-self molecules. In immunology, self molecules are those components of an organism's body that can be distinguished from foreign substances by the immune system.  Conversely, non-self molecules are those recognized as foreign molecules. One class of non-self molecules are called antigens (short for anti body gen erators) and are defined as substances that bind to specific immune receptors and elicit an immune response. (MORE)
The immune system is expressed, in one form or another throughout the human body. Although specific areas, subsystems, and organs are especially identified with it. The bone marrow, the spleen and the lymph glands which run alongside veins and arteries. The lymph system consists of channels which li…nk up to centers known as lymph nodes. (MORE)
What is Glutathione? Glutathione is your body's master antioxidant. It is a small protein produced naturally in our cells when certain vital elements are present. It functions both as an antioxidant and an antitoxin and is a major defense system against illness and aging. Our glutathione level actua…lly indicates our state of health and can predict longevity. Although there are more than 60,000 published papers on the beneficial effects of glutathione replacement, it is still largely ignored by mainstream medicine. In the near future the significance of glutathione will be widely recognized because it has the ability to boost the immune system and fight off the damage of free radicals on the cells. Modern research has shown that individuals who have low levels of glutathione are susceptible to chronic illness. Decreased levels of glutathione can be brought about by continual stress upon the immune system. As we now know, a lowered immune system can bring about illness and disease. This is a ferocious cycle. While you need glutathione for a productive immune system, a weakened immune system hampers the production of glutathione. Glutathione has been shown to decelerate down the aging process, detoxify and improve liver function, strengthen the immune system, and reduce the chances of developing cancer. Glutathione also works to help improve mental functions, increase energy, improve concentration, permit increased exercise, and improve heart and lung function - just to name a few. As we age, and expose our bodies to stress, chemicals, pollutants, and average lifestyle habits, we begin to lose energy, vitality, mental alertness, and more. Most of us are aware that there are consequences for our actions; however the danger lies in the fallacy of believing that you will start taking better care of yourself tomorrow. Dr. Robert H. Keller, one of the worlds leading scientists, dedicated 10 years of research and development in creating MaxGXL to assist the world in its quest for a higher level of health. Out of all the biological processes that Dr. Keller could have focused his attention on, he chose to investigate a way to naturally optimize the bodys production of glutathione. Glutathione may not be well-known outside of medical circles, but your body relies on its function every single day. Discover how to strengthen your immune system to fight off diseases and illnesses like: Lupus, Cancer, Alzheimers, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Many more. My prostate cancer is in remission . Review my story @ www.mycancerremission.com . (MORE)
The bone marrow, the lymph nodes, the spleen, and the thymus are the organs that are part of the immune system, all of which work together to produce the different types of white blood cells which keep you alive.
It's a very faulty theory. Vaccines for certain viruses have traces of the virus it's meant to protect from. They believe the immune system will adjust & familiar itself with the virus. But on some occasions, you can actually get the virus you're trying to protect yourself from by being vaccinated. …The Swine flu vaccine was recalled due to massive "allergic reactions", of course this was not the case. The Swine flu vaccine had traces of both Swine flu & Bird flu. The truth is, getting vaccinated for any virus can actually kill you via the very virus you got vaccinated for. (MORE)
Yes, when you have AIDS your body is turning all attention to fighting the disese and in turn weakens your immune system and leaves you liable to other illnesses. With aids the common cold can kill you
Vaccines take advantage of the body's immune system's way of fighting pathogens. When your body is exposed to some pathogen, which has various antigens on its surface, the immune system would start making antibody against those antigens. Normally, it would take sometime for your body to response wit…h first exposure. Subsequence exposures would result in much more rapid response. Vaccines work by isolating these antigens and give it to you exposing the immune system. You should not get the disease, since only the antigens are given instead of the full pathogen. Sometimes, it may be difficult to completely separate the antigens, so they weaken to pathogens to the point that they would not cause the infection in healthy individuals. These are call live attenuated vaccines. Exam of these are MMR, Varicella Vaccines, Flu mist. (MORE)
In your body there are things called white blood cells. This is what fights off viruses and diseases, also known as your "Immune System". When you contract a virus or disease, your immune system immediately begins fighting it off. However, if it is a virus you have not had before, then it is quite… possible that it will not be able to fight it off, and you can become seriously ill, or even die depending on what it is. When you get a vaccination, the doctors are actually inserting a very mild amount of the virus (Swine Flu for example) into your body. Your immune iystem immediately begins fighting it off, so if you actually DO get it, your body knows how to take care of it! (MORE)
Immunity in the human body is your bodys way of self defending itself by trying to block viruses that can make you sick.
Fights off infections. Think if it as "the army of the body" When you get sick the immune system will step up and produce more cells to fight off the sickness.
The immune system is extraordinarily complex and it would take far more room than is available here for an adequate explanation. The immune system has so many different subdivisions like Humoral, Innate, Cell-Mediated, Acquired, Adaptive, etc,etc. Each with their own way of identifying and ridding… the body of potential danger. A very simplistic but inadequate explanation to your question would be: Your immune system identifies a potential pathogen by the cell signals it gives off (antigen), then it sends signals (anti-bodies) to your appropriate immune cells to mobilize, then they trap, absorb and kill the invading bacteria or virus.The immune system uses virus protecting proteins to protect thebody from disease. (MORE)
The immune system sends white blood cells to the circulatory/cardiovascular system to help protect from germs bacteria viruses etc
Well the immune system is prob the absolute most important thing we have. It fights off every infection u come in contact with well tries at least without it or with it weakens your more susceptible to infections. Cancers. Etc. your immune system fights off at least one free radicle EVERYDAY that wo…uld have become cancer of you did have an immune system. (MORE)
The measles virus is transmitted via respiratory secretion and causes very serious illness. It first infects the conjunctiva, respiratory tract urinary tract and the central nervous system.
In the Stomach, or Intestines (Look a little deeper), there is some bacteria that helps with digestion, because they speed up the process. The Immune System recognizes this, and basically leaves them to do their job.
Broadly speaking, you can have an immune system that does not do enough to protect the body from infection, which is called an immune deficiency, and you can also have an overactive immune system that attacks the body's own tissues, which is called an autoimmune disease. Both of these types of probl…ems come in a variety of forms with a variety of causes. (MORE)
Most cells of the body have self markers on the surface of their cell called the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). The MHC allows cells of the immune system to recognize the cell as part of our self.
You immune system is what fights sickness when u are sick. It gets rid of all the bad germs and helps u get better
You become more and more weaker and get more sick because you don't have the immune system to protect your body from ifectious illnesses or diseases anymore.
Viruses are 1/4 from external while the remaining 1/4 from internal. Both combination will results in 2/4 which will lead to either HIV or AIDS.
The function of the immune system is to battle away any germs or bacteria that may cause the body harm.
we shall easily get dis. because there would be no preventive measure from our body, most probably we shall on the hosp. bed much of our life time.
they are a lot of the time just small amounts of the illness so that your body can produce antibodies to defend against the full infection later
Yes and no. Your immune system is constantly at work, keeping your body temperature regulated and fighting average germs that attack you everyday (including the ones that sneak into your body when you rub your eyes with your hand or when you pick your teeth with a fingernail) and you can't really fe…el it working then, but you can feel and see the products of its work. For example, puss in a wound is the result of the immune system working to fight bacteria and infection in and around the injury. Also, when you blow your nose during a cold, the thicker, darker mucus that your mom and dad or your doctor says is a good thing is the result of your immune system working hard to get rid of the germs that are getting and keeping you sick. Another sign that your immune system is working is what is called a fever break . A fever break is the result of your body's immune system working extra hard to fight bacteria and because of that hard work, it uses lots of energy, which heats up your body. (MORE)
Your immune system is not fully understood, but it's in your lymph nodes and blood stream. Your tcells hang out in your lymph nodes, and travel to work to fight intruders through/in your blood and into your organs.
well.. the immune system in the human body protects the whole body from various types of diseases and infections by producing antibodies against those disease causing pathogens.
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it helps keep your body nice and clean or sometin like dat wat eves im only 13!
When you get a fever, your body temperature rises. This helps your immune system by signaling it to produce more white blood cells, antibodies, and other agents that fight infection. .