The inner strength that keeps women going

 作者:籍挫毹     |      日期:2019-03-06 07:05:04
By Anil Ananthaswamy THE key to women’s longevity may lie with their stronger immune systems. Traditionally, men’s shorter lives have been put down to the greater risks they take, but researchers have come up with a tantalising new theory after finding that women produce more new immune cells than men. It’s the thymus gland that’s responsible for churning out the T cells that fight off infections, but it wastes away with age. To find out what effect this deterioration has on the production of T cells, Richard Aspinall,