Tag: "inflammation" at biology news
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...e debilitating disease laminitis in which there is inflammation
within the hoof that may lead to separation of the hoof wall from the coffin bone. Another group of studies involves exercise physiology. These range from better understanding the role of antioxidants to improved electrolyte supplementation, with the...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
... cycle, malignant transformation, and responses to inflammation
and immunity. Ubiquitin is a protein found within cells that targets other proteins for elimination. Scientists have long known that all cells manufacture and subsequently discard an array of proteins involved in a variety of cellular processes. A...
After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying
...s allogeneic tumor growth and reduces intratumoral inflammation
and vascularization," by Mark R. Zielinski et al., Journal of Applied Physiology, June 2004, published by the American Physiological Society.) "We had completed a lot of in vitro studies, but we wanted to study now how exercise affected animals agai...
Toward a better understanding of taste and smell impairments
...Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to study how inflammation
affects our senses of taste and smell. The role inflammation
plays in basic biological processes is of increasing importance to medical research. The new grant w...
Touching research: How white blood cells navigate
...trophils, which are the body's first responders to inflammation
and infection, and how those cells interact with t...ess goes awry, disease occurs. Painful and harmful inflammation
occurs when white cells are extremely active. Autoimmune diseases like diabetes, multiple sclerosis ...
Gene-altered mouse is model for rare autoimmune syndrome
...her problems arise, such as fatigue, arthritis, or inflammation
of the lungs, kidneys or blood vessels," he said. Treatment for the disorder involves lubricant drops for the eyes and drugs that increase production of saliva. "Basically nothing was known about the genetic basis of the disease," said Zhuang. ...
Pesticides may promote Parkinson's disease and exercise may offer protection
...thritis-related inflammation, COX-2 proteins cause inflammation
in damaged tissues throughout the body, including in the brain. Anti-inflammatory COX-2 inhibitors--now used primarily for the treatment of arthritis--may, therefore, prove useful in slowing the progression of Parkinson's disease. In past studies, t...
Red wine mist? Resveratrol shows potential effects against COPD, asthma, arthritis
...ge colony-stimulating factor) are important in the inflammation
development, they noted, because IL-8 plays a major role in the recruitment of inflammatory leukocytes, particularly neutrophils, and GM-CSF is a cell survivor factor, thus prolonging the resident time of inflammatory cells. "The differential inhibit...
Gene that blocks free radical damage protects against emphysema
...physema by turning on antioxidants and suppressing inflammation
and cell death in the lung....
JCI table of contents November 1, 2004
...physema by turning on antioxidants and suppressing inflammation
and cell death in the lung. TITLE: Genetic ablatio...epithelium from cytokine-mediated apoptosis during inflammation
AUTHOR CONTACT: D. Brent Polk Vanderbilt University, Medical Center North, 21st and Garland Avenues,...
Stretching the supply of flu vaccine: Solution offered in new SLU research in New England Journal
...traditional "intramuscular" shot. There was more inflammation
at the injection site using the intradermal approach. Belshe said this could be a good thing redness and swelling probably means that the vaccine is doing its job in producing an antibody response. "More and larger studies are needed to confirm the...
Elevated inflammatory enzyme, Lp-PLA2, significantly linked to ischemic stroke
...nd diabetes, and the novel risk marker of systemic inflammation
C-reactive protein (CRP) are accounted for, elevat...hs in Western countries. Atherosclerosis involves inflammation
within the walls of blood vessels, which likely begins in the presence of LDL-C and then involves ce...
Rethinking new therapies for Crohn's disease at U.Va.
...S. suffer from Crohn's,a chronic disease involving inflammation
of the intestines. Cominelli indicates that more cytokines- proteins that coordinate the immune response in inflammation- may be involved in Crohn's than scientists had previously thought. He believes that a growing body of evidence shows that ...
By impounding iron, FHC foils cell suicide, fuels inflammation
...y to fight off infection. The problem of chronic inflammation
begins when these lymphocytes evade cell death aft...e or raise FHC levels. Lower levels could prevent inflammation
and may also enhance the effects of anti-cancer therapies. Higher levels may prevent the unwanted c...
UCSD researchers find effective treatment for unusual fever syndrom caused by cold exposure
... mechanisms of more common diseases. For example, inflammation
has been shown in recent years to be important in ...IL-1), an important mediator of fever and systemic inflammation
during the body's initial immune response. After finding increased levels of IL-1 in the skin of th...
JCI table of contents, November 15 2004
...IBD), which cause painful and debilitating chronic inflammation
of the digestive tract. Thought to result from a v...AR1 resulted in increased severity and duration of inflammation
requiring T and B cells. Conversely, drugs that inhibit PAR1 activity were shown to greatly reduce i...
IRCM scientist demonstrates basic active mechanism of immune-system cells
... diseases, which are characterized by debilitating inflammation
and advanced tissue damage. Dr. Veillette's breakthrough identifies a cascade of molecular reactions involved in this type of damage, providing new therapeutic targets that could be used to reduce attacks on the pancreas in juvenile diabetes, on the ...
Concord grape juice increased HDL, lowered inflammatory marker linked to heart disease
...lesterol--and significantly lowered two markers of inflammation
in people with stable coronary artery disease, according to results of a study presented in the November issue of the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology . "In addition to HDL levels increasing, we saw significant decreases i...
How receptors govern inflammatory pain
...esearchers used chemicals to induced an artificial inflammation
in the paws of the deficient mice, they found significant differences in responses between the two mutant mouse strains. The strain with increased permeability of their AMPA channels was significantly more sensitive to heat or mechanical pressure on ...
New protein structure may aid in design of therapeutics for autoimmune disease
...ted in T-cell mediated disease processes including inflammation
and autoimmunity. The research appears as the "Paper of the Week" in the November 26 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry , an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology journal. PKCΘ is a key signaling molecule in a cl...
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