Feeling sick? Going on a holiday may be the best cure: Change of environment could turbo-charge the immune system
Going on holiday isn't just relaxing – it could be good for your health and should be prescribed for sick people, say researchers.
They believe that being in an environment that stimulates our curiosity could turbo-charge the immune system.
In laboratory tests, mice were given a two-week stay in a large cage packed with toys – and the exciting environment appeared to boost their white blood cells, which fight off infections.
Professor Fulvio D'Acquisto, of Queen Mary University of London, said: 'This effect is remarkable because we haven't given them any drugs, all we've done is change... read more
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