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    Androgens (T, DHT) highly protective against the flu

    A gem of a study that throws a wrench in one of medicine's core dogmas - i.e. androgens have detrimental effects on the immune system and males have evolved to live with a trade-off between high androgen levels (and as such high fertility) and higher risk of severe viral episodes that can be...
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    Adrenaline Suppresses The Immune System And Promotes Viral Infections

    The timing of this study just could not have been better considering the current coronavirus epidemic. The study below demonstrates that both adrenaline and noradrenaline suppressed the immune system and both increases vulnerability to viral infection as well as increasing mortality after the...
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    Progesterone Protects From Flu And Helps Recovery From SARS / ARDS

    Peat has written on the benefits of progesterone in viral conditions and how precursors such as pregnenolone or even cholesterol have similarly protective effects. I posted a study almost 2 years ago showing that high levels of cholesterol blocked viral infection and replication, and that people...
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