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Study Demonstrates That AHCC(R) Provides Immune Enhancement Against The West Nile Virus - 0 views

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    A recently completed study from researchers at Colorado State University supported by the Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has demonstrated that AHCC(R) (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) enhances host resistance by boosting protective immune responses specific to the West Nile Virus.

    Since its discovery in the United States in 1999, infections caused by the West Nile Virus have become a major public health concern. West Nile Virus is caused by people being bitten by mosquitoes infected with the virus. According to the CDC, there have been 28,018 reported cases with 1,092 deaths since 1999. In 2003, the highest number of cases was reported at nearly 10,000. Currently there is no effective treatment for the disease.
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Oral administration of active hexose correlated compound enhances host resistance to We... - 0 views

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    Oral administration of active hexose correlated compound enhances host resistance to West Nile encephalitis in mice.
    Wang S, Welte T, Fang H, Chang GJ, Born WK, O'Brien RL, Sun B, Fujii H, Kosuna K, Wang T.
    J Nutr. 2009 Mar;139(3):598-602. Epub 2009 Jan 13.
    PMID: 19141700
    doi:10.3945/jn.108.100297
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