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158. The Science of Smoking and Immunity Show Me the Science with Luke O'Neill

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Why does the immune system differ from person to person? Why do some people seem more resistant to infections or viruses than others? New research has sought to answer these questions, and in the process shown the impact of smoking on your immune system and in particular the effects on the adaptive immune response.
Luke takes us through the new research and explains how smoking can turn off some of our internal defense systems.

Why does the immune system differ from person to person? Why do some people seem more resistant to infections or viruses than others? New research has sought to answer these questions, and in the process shown the impact of smoking on your immune system and in particular the effects on the adaptive immune response.
Luke takes us through the new research and explains how smoking can turn off some of our internal defense systems.

13 min

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