menu
menu
logosubtit.com Sign inuser
Why It Might Be Good to Have Herpes | Trained Immunity
3 August 2020

While herpes viruses cause harmful or annoying afflictions like chickenpox and cold sores, there’s also evidence it can help your immune system fight unrelated attackers.

Hosted by: Olivia Gordon

SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
----------
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
----------
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:

Kevin Bealer, Jacob, Katie Marie Magnone, Charles Southerland, Eric Jensen, Christopher R Boucher, Alex Hackman, Matt Curls, Adam Brainard, Jeffrey McKishen, Scott Satovsky Jr, James Knight, Sam Buck, Chris Peters, Kevin Carpentier, Patrick D. Ashmore, Piya Shedden, Sam Lutfi, Charles George, Christoph Schwanke, Greg, Lehel Kovacs, Bd_Tmprd
----------
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow
----------
Sources:
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2011.04.006
https://doi.org/10.1038/nature05762
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41577-020-0285-6
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27102489/
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2017.02.003
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140765
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20638646/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21799704/
https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.02521
https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-pathmechdis-012418-013023
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21994567/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22150699/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25329659/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12798618/
https://doi.org/10.1002/bies.201800191
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31137759/

Image Sources:
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/female-hand-applying-cream-on-little-girl-with-chicken-pox-at-home-gm843247560-137727183
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/woman-applying-cold-sore-cream-on-lips-in-front-of-mirror-gm1086801454-291580847
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/doctor-filling-a-syringe-with-the-measles-vaccine-rc-pplhi4jv2x9r93
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/close-up-hands-of-scientist-holding-white-laboratory-rat-when-discussing-research-details-with-colleague-smwrab-1qjhhe202w
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/red-and-white-blood-cell-in-a-vein-artery-or-capillary-3d-render-h7c4ld8ifjdau7mdi
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1HIG_Interferon-Gamma03.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Herpes_Virus.png