Tag: "inflammatory" at biology news
Largest ever study of genetics of common diseases published today
...and three new genes for Crohn's disease (a type of inflammatory
bowel disease). For the first time, the researcher...o the interaction of gut bacteria in health and in inflammatory
bowel disease and could have clinical significance in the future. "The link between type 1 diabete...
Older men may not live as long if they have low testosterone
...y to have elevated markers of inflammation, called inflammatory
cytokines, which contribute to many diseases. Another characteristic that distinguished the men with low testosterone was a larger waist girth along with a cluster of cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors related to this type of fat accumulation. ...
Combining molecular imaging technologies to stop/prevent heart attacks
... causing narrowing of the arteries and whether any inflammatory
cells were involved," said Rudd. "From the PET sca...taken up in macrophage-rich plaques, indicating an inflammatory
component of atherosclerosis," added the director of nuclear medicine at the Mount Sinai School of M...
PET/CT should be 'first-step' test for patients with Crohn's disease
... noninvasively monitoring Crohn's diseasea chronic inflammatory
disease of the gastrointestinal tract that mainly ...disease"" explained Hustinx. Crohn's disease, an inflammatory
bowel disease (IBD) that can affect the digestive system, has no medical cure, and its causes are un...
NIAID supports research into etiology of fungal-induced inflammation in chronic sinusitis
...Alternaria alternata, the fungus that triggers the inflammatory
response in susceptible patients with CS. The gra...CS, this non-invasive mold elicits an eosinophilic inflammatory
response characterized by release of eosinophil major basic protein (eMBP) in the mucus, which then ...
Blood test may help signal tumor's remission, return in throat cancer patients
...growth factors play an important role in the bodys inflammatory
response and in the growth of cells and new blood vessels. Because the researchers used a bioassay technology that can simultaneously analyze the concentrations of each protein, only a small amount of blood was required for the test. The majority ...
Stuck on you: CEACAM6 helps E. coli stick to intestinal lining in Crohn's disease
...nclude that CEACAM6 expression in individuals with inflammatory
bowel disease could be used as a diagnostic marker for Crohn's disease. ...
JCI table of contents: May 24, 2007
...nclude that CEACAM6 expression in individuals with inflammatory
bowel disease could be used as a diagnostic marker...erimental pancreatitis and the major factor in the inflammatory
response that is typical of this disease. TITLE: Constitutive IKK2 activation in acinar cells is s...
Flaws in colonoscopies may increase risk of colon cancer
...operations, therapeutic procedures, monitoring for inflammatory
bowel disease (IBD) and age (no one older than 80 or younger than 18). The success rate was measured by the completion rate (greater than 90%) and the cecal intubation time (less than 20 minutes). After examining the completion rate and the cecal...
New data on the probiotic strain Bifantis shows anti-inflammatory properties
...conference taking place in Washington D.C. The inflammatory
response is a key part of the immune systems battl...s associated with a variety of conditions, such as inflammatory
bowel disease, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Alzheimers disease and more. Bifantis h...
Engineered protein effective against Staphylococcus aureus toxin
...scade of events, including the systemic release of inflammatory
cytokines. In some cases the powerful immune response leads to toxic shock and death. The research team, led by University of Illinois professor of biochemistry David M. Kranz, included scientists and clinicians from the Boston Biomedical Research ...
K-State biologist hopes mosquito can break viral chain
...h is tidier than necrosis, in which injury prompts inflammatory
cells to rush in and clean up. In contrast, apoptosis relies on a cell's genes to trigger an orderly disassembly. It's the body's way of removing tissue that has done its job, such as the webbing between the developing fingers of an embryo, or cell...
'Nondanger' signal lowers immune reactions
...y effects, so it may be a potential weapon against inflammatory
diseases." One such disease is lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease in children and adults that may damage many organs. A next step, said Dr. Gallucci, is to test the antibody in mice that have a disease similar to lupus in humans. The study...
Testosterone may help men with multiple sclerosis
...s pretty remarkable results an 80 percent drop in inflammatory
lesions in the brain, a hallmark of the disease. That led to a much larger trial now underway. Her goal now is to expand this testosterone pilot study into a much larger clinical trial. "Overall, the use of the testosterone gel treatment in men wi...
Insulin therapy shown to treat early experimental diabetic retinopathy
...lly delivered insulin ameliorates degenerative and inflammatory
responses in diabetic rat retinas at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2007 Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The presentation will take place on Thursday, May 10 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Hall B/C of the G...
Coarse particulate matter in air may harm hearts of asthma sufferers, UNC study finds
...tion use, asthma symptoms, lung function or airway inflammatory
markers, Yeatts said. However, 10 of the 12 adult asthmatics in the study were taking anti-inflammatory controller medication for their disease, and nine of the 12 had mild disease. It is possible that anti-inflammatory treatment mitigated the effect...
NIH awards VBI, Mayo Clinic $2.4M to study chronic rhinosinusitis
...ant percentage of CRS patients have an overzealous inflammatory
immune response to antigens derived from common ai...d cytokines, were produced that indicated damaging inflammatory
changes of these cells. Several clinical trials also suggest that nasal washing with anti-fungal age...
2 UCSD physician-scientists named to Association of American Physicians
...hanisms behind the development of asthma and other inflammatory
lung diseases. Finn is especially interested in understanding how asthma develops early in life and discovering new ways to prevent and treat asthma and other related diseases. Wynshaw-Boris focus is on the genetic manipulation of mice to generate...
How to steer a moving cell
...tanding of cell migration in cancer metastasis and inflammatory
disease. The study will be published the week of May 7-11 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Extra-cellular messengers called chemokines are families of small proteins secreted by cells that regulate the cells d...
Einstein's Dr. Vern Schramm elected to the National Academy of Sciences
...sis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and inflammatory
bowel disorders and for preventing the rejection of transplanted organs. The election to the Academy is the latest among numerous honors recognizing Dr. Schramms many contributions in more than 35 years as a biochemistry researcher and teacher, inc...
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