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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

“In the Wake of Stalin’s granddaughters: scientists have found favour tattoos for immunity”


A group of specialists under the leadership of Christopher Lynn of the University of Alabama conducted a study, the results of which were quite unusual: the researchers found that the tattoo might be in some ways beneficial to health. With each new tattoo the person strengthens the immune system, experts say.


photo: morguefile.com

Originally, scientists drew attention to the fact that once the person gets their first tattoo, the protection of his body, on the contrary, are temporarily weakened. Scientists have found that this may be the result of stress, which involves the process of getting a tattoo. However, continuing the study of the influence of tattoos on the body, scientists came to the conclusion that they act on the immune system as well as sports on the muscles and unprepared person as a result of training feels fatigue and pain in the body, but further with each workout it gets stronger.

The study involved 29 people. Scientists they took a saliva sample before and after tattooing and analyzed, what processes in the body provoked a visit to the tattoo parlor. As it turned out, reaction to first tattoo the participants of the study were the reduced secretion of immunoglobulin and increased levels of cortisol, overwhelming the immune system. However, with each new tattoo is similar to the body’s response was evident less from what scientists have drawn a conclusion that the immunity of the people were strengthened.

A new study published in the scientific journal American Journal of Human Biology.

Recall, recently an active discussion in the Russian segment of the Internet has caused a rather unusual photo shoot residing in the U.S. 44-year-old granddaughter of Joseph Stalin. In the photos she appears in torn clothes and with a gun in his hands, and on her body you can see a lot of tattoos.

Read the story “Yakov Dzhugashvili explained wild the American granddaughter of Stalin”.

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