Osteopathy: sleep fights infection

Sleep is the best medicine to fight infection

Researchers have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine to fight infections. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body's immune cells to attach to their targets.

Stoyan Dimitrov, Tanja Lange, Cécile Gouttefangeas, Anja T.R. Jensen, Michael Szczepanski, Jannik Lehnnolz, Surjo Soekadar, Hans-Georg Rammensee, Jan Born, Luciana Besedovsky. Gαs-coupled receptor signaling and sleep regulate integrin activation of human antigen-specific T cells. The Journal of Experimental Medicine, 2019; jem.20181169 DOI: 10.1084/jem.20181169
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