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The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is complex and requires sustained behaviour change. Pearlin LI. These phenotypic features indicate that IL is required for the normal growth and development of the bowel mucosa and haemopoetic tissue, in addition to its suppressant effect on macrophages
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With less frequent gastrointestinal infection, the bowel is uninflamed, with less primed macrophages, mast cells and dendritic cells in the lamina propria and adaptive immunity is more restricted, and relatively feeble, through the lack of repeated boosts by infection, making the bowel vulnerable to attack by a novel or virulent organism.