Immune Health News, Research and Knowledge

Dedicated to improving lives through health sciences, we’re passionate about education. Here you’ll find the latest IMMUSE™ news and research, market trends and insights, as well as helpful immune health information and tips for the whole family.

  • 5 Benefits of a Strong Immune System

    The Positive Effects of Maintaining Healthy Immune Function Having a strong immune system means that your immune system is healthy and functioning optimally for better immunity. Most times you won’t even notice your immune system working overtime to keep your body healthy. A well-functioning immune system performs its duties quietly, continuously patrolling the body for any external substances that may have snuck in — initiating a complete defense strategy when necessary. In addition to upholding good health, there a number of benefits associated with having a strong immune system that shou... Read More ›

  • How Does Stress Affect the Immune System?

    When it comes to the relationship between stress and the immune system, it’s complicated. There’s good stress and there’s bad stress. Knowing the difference and how to respond is crucial to your immune health. In order to fully understand the impacts of stress on the immune system, as well as how to manage stress in ways that support your immunity, we turned to immunologist and IMMUSE™ educational expert, Dr. Moday’s chapter on “Optimizing Your Stress” in her latest book, The Immunotype Breakthrough (2021). Read More ›

  • Bringing Innovation to the Immune Health Ingredient Space

    Kyowa Recognized for Its Cutting-Edge Postbiotic, IMMUSE™: (LC-Plasma) Based on its recent analysis of the immune health ingredient industry, Frost & Sullivan named Kyowa Hakko USA the 2021 North American New Product Innovator for its clinically backed, patent-protected, heat-stable postbiotic, IMMUSE™: (LC-Plasma). The novel dietary, functional food and beverage ingredient is uniquely positioned to match key customer needs, including ease of usability, flexible formulation and widespread application — on top of providing more comprehensive immune support than traditional immune health ingred... Read More ›

  • Meet the Experts at IMMUSE™: Dr. Heather Moday

    Kyowa Hakko’s New Educational Partner Weighs in on Immune Health - As part of their ongoing consumer education, Kyowa Hakko partners with passionate affiliates who are experts in their scientific and/or medical fields. The international health ingredients manufacturer recently announced the appointment of Dr. Heather Moday as an educational partner for IMMUSE™ (LC-Plasma). Read More ›

  • What Is an Immune Activator?

    Activating Key Immune Cells for Proactive Immune Support - There are a number of immune health supplements that call themselves immune activators, but what do they really mean? How do they activate your immune system? And what does activating your immune system actually do? Let’s take a closer look. Read More ›

  • Winner of the 1st STOP Infectious Disease Award

    IMMUSE™ - Based Products Continue to Receive Recognition for Contributing to People’s Health and Resiliency - Kyowa Hakko’s parent firm, Kirin Holding’s received the 1st STOP Infectious Disease Award at the 2021 Japanese Resilience Awards held by the Association for Resilience Japan. The company received the award for its discovery of Lactococcus lactis strain Plasma (LC-Plasma) and achievement of “foods with functional claim” registration with the Japanese Consumer Affairs Agency. Read More ›

  • Does Your Immune System Need Extra Support?

    Read Below to Find Out! - Whether it’s fall, winter, spring or summer, your immune system works around the clock to protect the health of your body. However, immune challenges can be unpredictable and a number of lifestyle factors (both within and without of your control) can negatively impact the health of your immune system. Read More ›

  • How Does Good Bacteria Help the Immune System?

    The Gut Microbiome and Immune System Connection - The gut microbiome and immune system are critically interconnected, having evolved together in a mutually beneficial (or symbiotic) relationship over time. In other words, the health and function of your immune system are dependent on the bacteria living in your gut. And the community of gut microbiota is influenced by the health of your immune system (in addition to your diet and environment). Read More ›

  • iMUSE Named Product of the Year for Immune Health

    Winner of the 2021 NutraIngredient-Asia Awards for its Scientifically Substantiated and Successful Health Claims - Out of the surge of new immune health products launched in 2020, Kirin Holdings Company Limited’s iMUSE brand was named Product of the Year for Immune Support at the 2021 NutraIngredients-Asia Awards. iMUSE is the brand of finished product, which is launched by Kirin group companies. IMMUSE™ (as it is known in other countries) is the brand name of LC-Plasma, the dietary supplement and food ingredient. Read More ›

  • Postbiotic Supplements Provide Next-Level Immune Support

    Why You Need to Know About Postbiotics in 2022 - You prioritize your health and wellness, so you want to do what you can to support your immune system. Many people reach for vitamin C, zinc, and elderberry supplements to supercharge their immune health, but there's another option to consider that can directly impact the immune system: postbiotic supplements that provide immune support at a cellular level. Read More ›