Where you live shapes your immune system more than your genes

September 29th, 2016 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Like fingerprints, immune systems vary from person to person. And although we all inherit a unique set of genes that help us respond to infections, recent studies have found that our history and environment--like where and with whom we live--are responsible for 60% to 80% of the differences between individual immune systems, while genetics account for the rest.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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