Tag: "inflammation" at medical news
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...the storage of fat, produce toxic milk that causes inflammation
and baldness in suckling pups, report scientists a...ays clean and healthful, even when theres a lot of inflammation
going on in the mothers body, he adds. The Salk research team led by Evans published their findin...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...ay that the fall in the number of cases of gastric inflammation
caused by Helicobacter pylori infection largely explains the figures....
Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease
...ant for prognostic reasons, since malnutrition and inflammation
are among the major complications responsible for poor outcomes in CKD." Parathyroid hormone plays an important role in maintaining normal bone structure. When hyperparathyroidism develops, it can lead not only to bone abnormalities but also to in...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
..., or bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), with severe inflammation
and retarded development of the lungs. BPD is the most common long-term lung disease in premature infants in the United States, affecting about 15,000 babies each year. About half of the infants born between 24 and 30 weeks and weighing less than 2...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
...d by patches of dry, red, flaky skin caused by the inflammation
and overproduction of skin cells. Those treated wi...ead trigger the release of cytokines, which causes inflammation
and the overproduction of skin cells. Other autoimmune diseases with similar side effects include ...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...able to screen all 51 patients with little risk of inflammation
or other complications. While clinical use is perhaps three to five years in the future, and ongoing studies are needed to confirm the results, the researchers hope the tests can eventually be done without the biopsy. "We were so encouraged by th...
Spuds that like you -- in your summer salad
...od. White blood cells are produced as a result of inflammation
or disease, generally when the body is challenged. The general down-regulation of leucocytes observed by the Spanish researchers suggests an overall beneficial effect, a generally more healthy body, according to immunology expert Lena Ohman at the D...
MU researchers find mechanisms that may unlock answers to Alzheimer's disease
...e second project, Weisman will study mechanisms of inflammation
in the brain and A-betas role in creating the inflammatory response. Weisman will explore the role of a group of receptors that control both the function of the enzyme that produces A-beta in brain cells and regulates inflammation. By suppressing thi...
Fat protein cuts blood vessel inflammation, may help heart, Jefferson scientists find
...ce of the normal adiponectin molecule for 10 days, inflammation
in the blood vessels was greatly reduced. "This ...tists also looked at the effects of adiponectin on inflammation
in normal mice. They gave mice a substance, TNF-alpha, which caused the release of inflammatory subs...
World first medical treatment announced by researchers
...ce of repeated bleeding in the lungs, coupled with inflammation
and fibrosis. Ultimately this condition is usually fatal. Treatment to prevent the lung damage and prevent anaemia is a combination of corticosteroids and iron supplement. Both chronic inflammation, and the presence of iron, released following bl...
OHSU Cancer Institute researcher identifies protein marker for prostate cancer survival
...mmatory response. This research also suggests that inflammation
may play an important role in driving prostate can...on and resistance to therapy. "While sometimes inflammation
may slow the cancer, an increasing body of evidence suggests that cancer can take advantage of the i...
Brain inflammation may be friend, not foe, for Alzheimer's patients
...disease. While many scientists have assumed that inflammation
as a result of disease or injury only adds to the ... true when it comes to Alzheimers disease. Perhaps inflammation
is playing the role of protector and is acting more like an ambulance crew helping at the site of a ...
Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases
...all blood vessels as seen in diabetes and ROP) and inflammation
(usually due to the abnormal deposition of angiogenic proteins and lipids as seen in ARMD). But, unlike in the heart or brain, where the extra blood vessels can have a benefit, in the eye the new vessels wreak havoc, leaking fluid and blood and leadi...
Blood inflammation plays role in Alzheimer's disease
ST. PAUL, Minn People whose blood shows signs of inflammation
are more likely to later develop Alzheimer's disea...e. "These results provide further evidence that inflammation
plays a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease," said study author Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH, of Ha...
New insights into chronic inflammation and atherosclerosis
...osclerosis. Although atherosclerosis is linked to inflammation
in healthy individuals as well, the mechanism of inflammation
and the reason for accelerated atherosclerosis in patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease remai...
Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage
...ther joints. Worse yet, joint arthritis may export inflammation
to the brain, where it plays a role in neurologica...ammatory diseases like arthritis can lead to brain inflammation
may provide an entirely new way to treat inflammatory neurological conditions that affect millions."...
Advances in screening and markers improve early detection of colorectal cancer
...d in the blood that can be used to detect or grade inflammation
are often associated with cardiovascular disease ...These findings support the crucial role of chronic inflammation
in the development of colorectal cancer," said Han-Mo Chiu, M.D., of the National Taiwan University ...
Emory University researchers find persistent and severe asthma associated with obesity
...us research suggests leptin may also contribute to inflammation
of airways seen in patients with asthma. The Emory Crawford Long Asthma Translational Research Center, led by Dr. Holguin, is currently studying how weight loss and hormones produced by fat cells affect the airways of both patients with asthma as ...
More pounds equals worse asthma?
...ls and plays a role in body weight regulation, and inflammation
of airways seen in asthma. Obesity also may impact the lungs in other ways to increase the risk of asthma. A recent review of studies, which was published in the ATS's own American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, suggested that as...
New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation
... term referring to a group of disorders that cause inflammation
of the intestines, including ulcerative colitis, d... these foods could lodge in diverticula and incite inflammation
or bleeding," said Lisa L. Strate M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington Division of Gastroen...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10