Experimental Biology 2013

Experimental Biology 2013 is wrapping up today in Boston and some really neat presentations have been made. The list of press releases can be found here. These are some of the ones I liked the most (goes to PDF): Middle-Schoolers Discover Novel Chemical Bond – brainy kids. Two Days of Staging as Effective as Four…

Green Algae Chlorella for Immunity

  The green algea Chlorella, not to be confused with the disease cholera, has been found to increase salivary IgA, your first line of mucosal defense. Heavy exercise has been found to depress secretion of IgA. This paper reports that consumption of Chlorela attenuates that effect. Nutrition Journal 2012, 11:103 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-103 http://www.nutritionj.com/content/11/1/103/abstract Chlorella intake attenuates reduced salivary SIgA secretion in…