Carnegie Mellon University
November 09, 2015

Self-Rated Health & the Immune System

Self-Rated Health & the Immune System Self-Rated Health & the Immune System

It turns out that we may be the best forecasters of our own health.

New research from CMU psychologists shows that a simple self-rating of health accurately predicts susceptibility to the common cold in healthy adults aged 18-55 years. The findings suggest that physicians should ask their patents to rate their own health.

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