Your mother was right

GracinhaMarco Abundo [creativecommons license] via Wikimedia Commons

Scientists have long sought to better understand the workings of the immune system. New research from Lynn B. Martin II and colleagues (Ohio State University, Columbus) specifically addresses the link between reduced food intake and immune ‘memory’. The results suggest that mothers everywhere were on to something: eating enough food is essential to proper immune function.

Lab Anim. (NY) 37, 341 (2008).
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