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Chronic stress of life alters immune system, but the effects are reversible - Hindustan Times;

Chronic stress of life alters immune system, but the effects are reversible - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesChronic stress of life alters immune system, but the effects are reversibleHindustan TimesA new study conducted on rhesus monkeys shows that chronic stress in life can alter the immune system even in the absence of other risk factors. The research confirms previous animal studies suggesting that social status affects the way genes turn on ...and more »

Social Status Affects the Immune Response in Monkeys but the Changes Are Reversible - Natural Science News;

Social Status Affects the Immune Response in Monkeys but the Changes Are Reversible - Natural Science News

Natural Science NewsSocial Status Affects the Immune Response in Monkeys but the Changes Are ReversibleNatural Science NewsScientists have found that social status affects the immune systems of rhesus macaque monkeys. Macaques at the bottom of the social hierarchy have different immune responses than macaques with high social standing. The details are in a paper that was ...and more »

Social rank may impact immune system and inflammatory response - Medical News Today;

Social rank may impact immune system and inflammatory response - Medical News Today

Medical News TodaySocial rank may impact immune system and inflammatory responseMedical News TodayA new study shows how rhesus monkeys with a low social rank have an altered immune response. Investigating 9,000 genes, the team demonstrates the implications for the immune system of being at the bottom of the ladder. [Two legs showing the difference ...and more »

Upward mobility boosts immunity in monkeys - Science Daily;

Upward mobility boosts immunity in monkeys - Science Daily

Science DailyUpward mobility boosts immunity in monkeysScience DailyDate: November 24, 2016; Source: Duke University; Summary: The richest and poorest Americans differ in life expectancy by more than a decade. Glaring health inequalities across the socioeconomic spectrum are often attributed to access to medical care ...and more »

Social status affects the immune system of macaques - EurekAlert (press release);

Social status affects the immune system of macaques - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)Social status affects the immune system of macaquesEurekAlert (press release)IMAGE: Two adult female rhesus macaques rest in close proximity to each other. This reinforcement of social relationships may help offset some of the effects of low social status. This material... view more. Credit: Lauren Brent. The social status of a ...and more »

Low social status 'damages immune function' - NHS Choices;

Low social status 'damages immune function' - NHS Choices

NHS ChoicesLow social status 'damages immune function'NHS Choices"Simply being at the bottom of the social heap directly alters the body," BBC News reports. The headline is based on a study in which researchers used female monkeys to simulate social hierarchies. Monkeys of low social status were found to have ...and more »

For Monkeys, Lower Status Affects Immune System - New York Times;

For Monkeys, Lower Status Affects Immune System - New York Times

New York TimesFor Monkeys, Lower Status Affects Immune SystemNew York TimesTwo adult female rhesus macaques. A new study investigated the role of social status on health in the primates. Credit Lauren Brent. Researchers have long known that social class is one of the most powerful predictors of health, more powerful than ...and more »

Social Status Affects Immune System in Monkeys, Research Reveals - Scicasts (press release) (blog);

Social Status Affects Immune System in Monkeys, Research Reveals - Scicasts (press release) (blog)

Scicasts (press release) (blog)Social Status Affects Immune System in Monkeys, Research RevealsScicasts (press release) (blog)Two adult female rhesus macaques rest in close proximity to each other. This reinforcement of social relationships may help offset some of the effects of low social status. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Nov. 25, 2016, issue of ...and more »

Could your social status affect your immune system? - Healthizmo;

Could your social status affect your immune system? - Healthizmo

HealthizmoCould your social status affect your immune system?HealthizmoStudies show that the life expectancy can vastly differ between people of high and low wealth, attributed to access to medical care, differences in habits, exercise and diet, but the stress of living with a lower social status could potentially affect ...and more »

Social Status Might Be Good For Immune System, New Study Shows - iTech Post;

Social Status Might Be Good For Immune System, New Study Shows - iTech Post

iTech PostSocial Status Might Be Good For Immune System, New Study ShowsiTech PostA study on rhesus monkeys have shown how social order can affect the immune system. Social status might be good for the immune system, the new study shows. (genza333/YouTube). Social status has always shown that those who can afford will get better ...and more »

Social status affects immune regulation and health status in rhesus monkeys - News-Medical.net

Social status affects immune regulation and health status in rhesus monkeysNews-Medical.netThe richest and poorest Americans differ in life expectancy by more than a decade. Glaring health inequalities across the socioeconomic spectrum are often attributed to access to medical care and differences in habits such as smoking, exercise and diet.and more »

Low social status 'can damage immune system' - BBC News;

Low social status 'can damage immune system' - BBC News

BBC NewsLow social status 'can damage immune system'BBC NewsSimply being at the bottom of the social heap directly alters the body in ways that can damage health, a study at Duke University in the US suggests. Monkey experiments showed low status alters the immune system in a way that raises the risk of heart ...and more »

The Social Status of Monkeys Alters Their Immune Response - IFLScience;

The Social Status of Monkeys Alters Their Immune Response - IFLScience

IFLScienceThe Social Status of Monkeys Alters Their Immune ResponseIFLScienceThey look so supportive, but rhesus monkeys bully each other, and end up with different immune systems as a result. Lauren Brent. Stephen Luntz · By Stephen Luntz · 24/11/2016, 19:00. Female rhesus macaques have different immune responses depending ...and more »

Being popular is good for health – in monkeys, at least - New Scientist;

Being popular is good for health – in monkeys, at least - New Scientist

New ScientistBeing popular is good for health – in monkeys, at leastNew ScientistLife at the bottom of the social ladder can be damaging to health – even for monkeys. A study of rhesus monkeys has revealed the stress of low social status can be damaging to the immune system of the animals. Researchers believe the findings may help ...and more »

Climbing the social ladder can strengthen your immune system, monkey study suggests - Science Magazine;

Climbing the social ladder can strengthen your immune system, monkey study suggests - Science Magazine

Science MagazineClimbing the social ladder can strengthen your immune system, monkey study suggestsScience MagazineIt's tough at the bottom of the totem pole. A low status isn't just bad for your social life, it's also bad for your immune system, raising your risk of infection and disease. But according to a new study in monkeys, this effect is reversible: Climbing ...and more »

Being popular is GOOD for your health: Climbing the social ladder can strengthen the immune system - Daily Mail;

Being popular is GOOD for your health: Climbing the social ladder can strengthen the immune system - Daily Mail

Daily MailBeing popular is GOOD for your health: Climbing the social ladder can strengthen the immune systemDaily MailStressed out monkeys could offer new insight into the link between a person's social status and chronic health conditions. A new study has found social ranking can lead to changes in the immune system of macaques, with the lowest animals suffering more ...and more »

Who's Top Monkey? How Social Status Affects Immune Health - Scientific American;

Who's Top Monkey? How Social Status Affects Immune Health - Scientific American

Scientific AmericanWho's Top Monkey? How Social Status Affects Immune HealthScientific AmericanResearch on rhesus macaques finds that social interactions can influence immune system health. Credit: Lauren Brent. Advertisement |. Report Ad. In Brief. Life for female rhesus macaques is a little like being trapped in high school—groups have ...and more »