A Tough Flu Season, CRISPR Talk, and Diet Effects on Immunity

January 25, 2018
In our first podcast of the new year, we talk about the tough 2018 flu season, CRISPR immunity, and the effects of diet on immunity.

Topics

CRISPR may be ineffective in human trials due to immunity
First US CRISPR trials will target cancer
Why this year’s flu season is so much worse in the US, UK and Australia
How are subtypes of the flu named?
Is the man-flu real?
Man ruptures throat after holding in sneeze
Fast food may make your immune system more aggressive
High salt diet produces dementia in mice

Keywords: influenza, H3N2, CRISPR, fast food, salt, vaccines, man flu, Cas9, immunity, BioLegend, podcast, immunology, diet

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