Immune System: 3. The Special Forces

Immune System: 3. The Special Forces

Special Forces are the Fiercest Line of Defense If a foreign agent penetrates the non-specific barriers, there is a third line of defence available – the specific immune response. This “specific response” is called into action when nonspecific methods are not enough...
Immune System: 2. The foot soldiers

Immune System: 2. The foot soldiers

The 2nd line of defense of your immune system: Non-Specific are foot soldiers If an invader makes it over the fence, there is an army of non-specific actions that happen. Phagocytes go to work, which are a type of cell within the body capable of engulfing and...

What is Snot?

Transcript of “What is Snot” DR JOANNA KIRMANSnot is a fantastic thing that our body makes in response sometimes to infectious diseases, sometimes it will make it in response to things like an asthmatic response. So snot is produced largely by the airways,...
Immune System:  Lines of defense

Immune System: Lines of defense

It’s important to understand the mechanics and the science that makes up the immune system. Discover how your skin is literally a fence that is protecting you from invasion. 1. SKIN is a wall Your skin is the largest “organ” you have. Skin provides...