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The Journal of Nutrition Publishes Study Indicating that AHCC(R) Provides Immune Support against West Nile Virus
Date:2/23/2009

Results demonstrate potential for AHCC(R) in individuals living with West Nile Virus or susceptible populations such as the elderly or immune compromised

PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published online from The Journal of Nutrition (2009 Jan 13.) has demonstrated that AHCC(R) (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) enhances host resistance by boosting protective immune responses specific to West Nile Virus. This study is an important initial finding indicating that dietary supplements containing AHCC may be beneficial for individuals living with West Nile Virus.

West Nile Virus is a major public health concern that has been closely monitored by U.S. government agencies. The virus can cause brain inflammation (encephalitis) and is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 28,975 reported cases with 1,124 deaths since 1999. In 2003, the highest number of cases was reported at nearly 10,000. Currently there is no effective treatment for the disease.

"Our results indicate that AHCC increases several critical immune responses associated with protecting the body from West Nile Virus," said Tian (Tina) Wang, Ph.D., lead researcher for the study and Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. "This study shows that AHCC may provide benefits against the West Nile Virus infection and demonstrates its role for immune system enhancement."

The West Nile Virus study utilizing AHCC examined its effect in both young and aged mice infected with a potent strain of West Nile Virus. AHCC was administered both prior to and post infection at specific intervals. Blood was drawn and analyzed for key parameters such as IgM (Immunoglobulin M) and IgG (Immunoglobulin G) antibody levels as well as gamma delta T cells. Increasing these responses helps the body protect itself from
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