Social support protects from stress
Social support protects against the pathogenic effects of stress. A sample of adults received hugs against vulnerability to infectious diseases. Participants were then exposed to a virus that causes colds and were monitored for signs of infection and illness. Social support protects against increased risk of infection. A similar buffering effect appeared for hugging. Among infected participants, greater perceived support and more frequent hugs each predicted less severe signs of illness.
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(74aH*) : August 6th is the anniversary of the atomic bomb explosion on Hiroshima in 1945.
This date represents the entrance of Humanity into the age of Revelation (Apocalypsis).
Thus, since August 6, 2019, we are in 74 aH, (meanning 74 after Hiroshima).
It is also an “atheist” and universal calendar to replace the existing “monotheist”, religious and non universal calendars.
An effect of hugging able to protect against increased risk of infection.