Can white blood cells fight herpes?

Answer On One Hand: There Is No CureAccording to, as of 2010, there is no cure for herpes. Although it is the job of white blood cells to fight infection and disease, the human immune system is... Read More »

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Does blood type matter when donating white blood cells?

On One Hand: Standard GuidelinesDonated white blood cell products may contain small amounts of red blood cells. According to FDA guidelines, if a blood product contains more than 2 mL (milliliters)... Read More »

Can prednisone destroy white blood cells?

On One Hand: Prednisone Destroys White Blood CellsPrednisone is a corticosteroid--a synthetic hormone that mimics the function of natural cortisol, which maintains the body's salt/water balance, re... Read More »

Can echinacea make white blood cells?

On One Hand: Insufficient EvidenceAccording to the Mayo Clinic, there is insufficient evidence to indicate whether or not echinacea is successful in raising white blood cell count. Some studies hav... Read More »

What is the difference between red and white blood cells?

The human body needs both red and white blood cells to survive. These cells are both components of blood, but they have very different functions to perform. Red blood cells are responsible for the ... Read More »