Tag: "inflammatory" at medical news

Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty

...pears that the new growth is somehow relatedto the inflammatory response to the creation of the channels. Once we figureout exactly how and why it works, we can then make it work better." Since it takes time for the new capillaries to grow, patients usuallydo not begin to see major improvements until three...

Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber

... without eating bowlsful of bran? What if avoiding inflammatory boweldisease and ulcerative colitis was as easy as eating small amounts of theright foods? In a turnaround from previous beliefs, researchers are finding a growinglist of benefits to human and animal digestive systems from certain formsof indigestib...

Snipping Inflammation In The Bud; New Agents May Provide Relief

...the surface of cells. "L-selectin helps mediate an inflammatory response by binding to thecarbohydrate groups atta...essel, much like fingers fitting into a glove. The inflammatory responsedepends on the cells sticking together." The traditional approach to controlling inflammatio...

18 Millionth Chemical Substance Entered In World's Largest Database Of ChemicalInformation

...ntagonists which may be useful in the treatment of inflammatory diseases, painor migraine and other ailments. The substance's name is (1S-cis)-2-Phenyl-3-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid and itis identified by the CAS Registry Number 207110-49-4. Chemical Abstracts Service reviews and summarizes chemistry research i...

Old Drugs, New Tricks

... vascular PPARa receptors were found toinhibit the inflammatory response of the vascular wall which leads to ather...tes, by activating PPARa, inhibit theproduction of inflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-6 (IL-6) andprostaglandin by vascular muscle cells in vitro. They also...

Scientists Report Cancer Fighting Drug As Possible Treatment For Multiple Sclerosis

...terpart, MS, including relapses and recurrences of inflammatory destructionof myelin in optic nerves, brain and spinal cord. MMPI, when given to mice withchronic-relapsing EAE, significantly ameliorated the disease course anddecreased the number of relapses. Analysis of spinal cord tissue from treatedmice showed ...

By Losing (Molecular) Weight, A Clot-Dissolving Drug May Be In Better Shape To Help People Avoid A Repeat Heart Attack

...alpetriere Hospitalin Paris. "There is an ongoing inflammatory process despite the use of commonclot-dissolving therapies." Researchers found the levels of von Willebrand factor increased dramaticallyover the first 48 hours following a heart attack or an episode of chest pain inthose people treated with regular ...

Study Ties Cerebral Palsy To Inflammation And Blood-Clotting Abnormalities

...irth, which normally cause arapid rise and fall of inflammatory cytokines, says Dr. Nelson. It is not yet clear how elevated levels of cytokines might increase the risk ofCP. "These cell signaling factors are usually found only in very small amountsin the blood. What they are doing in relatively large amounts i...

Scientists Discover How Aspirin Reduces Inflammation

...nflammation. One of the initiators in this inflammatory cascade, a cellular proteincalled NF-kB, is inacti...the nucleus where it turns on genesinvolved in the inflammatory response. The gatekeeper or inhibitor of NF-kB isanother protein, IkB, which if destroyed frees up N...

USC Researcher Lights Up The Immune System To Help Heart Transplant Recipients

...at a variety of autoimmune diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis. It may also have a dramatic impact on the treatment of potentially lethal complications of bone marrow transplantation, such as graft vs. host disease, as well as in other solid organ transplants, includi...

Dynavax Demonstrates Ability Of Immunostimulatory DNA Sequences To Inhibit Symptoms Of Allergic Asthma In Animal Model

...lso provides opportunitiesto intervene directly in inflammatory and autoimmune disease processes, thusoffering unique alternatives to current symptomatic treatments. Dynavax has developed a strong patent portfolio including allowed patents andpatent applications. The company has key proprietary positions on ISS s...

Immunex's TRAIL Molecule Shows Potential As Anti-Tumor Agent

...pany's products offer hope to patientswith cancer, inflammatory and infectious diseases. American Home Products owns a majority interest in Immunex. AHP is one of theworld's largest research-based pharmaceutical and health care productscompanies. It is a leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing andm...

NHLBI Clinical Trial Stopped Early: Successful Ventilator Strategy Found For Intensive Care Patients On Life Support

...year." ARDS is a devastating, often fatal, inflammatory lung condition thatusually occurs in conjunction with catastrophic medical conditions, such aspneumonia, shock, sepsis, and trauma. Approximately 150,000 Americans areaffected each year, and more than 40 percent die. No specific therapies cu...

Antibiotics Reduce Inflammation In Heart Disease But Effect On Heart Attacks Remains Unproven

... Chlamydia pneuomoniae 'rev up' theatherosclerotic inflammatory process, antibiotic therapy could become a majorbr...od vessel inflammation, says Anderson. The inflammatory markers evaluated in the Utah study included C-reactiveprotein, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and the ...

ENBREL (Etanercept) Patient And Physician Support Web Site Launched

...y's products offer hope to patientswith cancer and inflammatory and infectious diseases. Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals, a division of American Home Products Corporation(AHP), is a major research-oriented pharmaceutical company with leading productsin the areas of women's health care, cardiovascular disease therapi...

1930s Fascism Spawned Public Health Initiatives

...blacks, Jews and Gypsies. Anti-smoking postersused inflammatory and insulting images of Africans, Jews and Indians. Detection, prevention and treatment of cancer were important in Nazimedicine and an effort to gain good statistical control of a cancer registry wasan early goal. However, because one in eig...

New Type Of Artificial Surfactant Shows Promise In Treating Lung Disease

...the lungs are injured, theybegin to leak blood and inflammatory debris which then fill up valuable airspaces and also inactivate the surfactant, Taeusch explained. "Artificial surfactant is one of the treatments we have for these kinds ofdisorders, but the results have been very uneven. The goal in our research...

Positive Results Of Pivotal Phase III Trial With ENBREL In Patients With Early, Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

...nt role in the cascade of reactions that cause the inflammatory processof RA. ENBREL competitively inhibits the b...pany's products offer hope topatients with cancer, inflammatory and infectious diseases. American Home Products Corporation's Wyeth-Ayerst division is a maj...

Immunex Advances CD40 Ligand To Phase II Clinical Trial In People With Metastatic Kidney Cancer

...pany's productsoffer hope to patients with cancer, inflammatory and infectious diseases. American Home Products owns a majority interest in Immunex. AHP is oneof the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical and health care productscompanies. It is a leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing...

New Anti-Inflammatory Drug Is Easy On The Stomach

...staglandins, inturn, are key players in the body's inflammatory response. A drug that turns offcyclooxygenase, then, can also turn off inflammation that results in swollen,painful joints in people with arthritis, for instance. The problem is, prostaglandins do more than play a role in inflammation. Theyhave myria...

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