Lymph Notes and the National Institute of Health30.03.2014
Below are links to two different articles which describe how the lymphatic system functions. The first is from a very interesting website called “Lymph Notes,” and the second is from the National Institute of Health. The NIH page is actually about the immune system, but shows how the lymph system works within it. Both are clear and straightforward.
The Nemours Foundation and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases28.03.2014
The immune system is the umbrella term for an extremely complex process which involves specialized cells, several major organs and a complicated set of biological procedures designed to rid us of toxins, waste, and to defend us from microscopic biological threats.
Below are definitions from two different health resources: KidsHealth.org, which is a part of The Nemours Foundation; a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the health of children, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which is a associated with the National Institute of Health. Both of these organizations have extensive online information and are worth exploring.
A study by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and published by the US National Library of Medicine at the National Institute of Health was held “To determine if individuals participating in an evidence-based exercise program to reduce falls would demonstrate improvements in both physical and cognitive performance.”