Study: Immune Systems of Newborn Stronger than Previously Thought

Immune system of newborn babies stronger than previously thought

September 21, 2014
King's College London
Contrary to what was previously thought, newborn immune T cells may have the ability to trigger an inflammatory response to bacteria, according to a new study. Although their immune system works very differently to that of adults, babies may still be able to mount a strong immune defense, finds the study.