Researchers make significant discovery around how inflammation works
Apr 23, 2018
A research team from Queen's University Belfast, in collaboration with an international team of experts, have made ground-breaking insights into how inflammatory diseases work.
Analysis of 32 studies shows preschool, daycare do not raise asthma risk
Apr 10, 2018
A study that involved combing through more than 50 years of data to assess the link between asthma and daycare and preschool attendance may provide welcome reassurance to working parents. Early child care does not boost children's ...
Certain diabetes drugs may be linked to increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease
Mar 21, 2018
Use of certain diabetes drugs, known as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, is associated with an increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease, the digestive condition that causes stomach pain and bloating, finds a study published ...
Mesenchymal stem cell therapy: Holding promise for feline inflammatory diseases
Mar 13, 2018
Stem cell therapy is acknowledged as having great potential for the treatment of a variety of diseases in both people and animals. The use of bone marrow-derived stem cells is well established in the treatment of human cancer ...
Discovery reveals way to stop inflammation in Alzheimer's, arthritis, more
Feb 26, 2018
A new discovery about the immune system may allow doctors to treat harmful inflammation that damages the brain in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. It might also let doctors save patients from the potentially ...
Researchers report inflammation suppression process
Feb 23, 2018
Inflammation needs energy An important source for this energy is oxygen, which is indispensable for the cells of the immune system to work properly. Oxygen is an essential element required for cells to survive, but it also ...
New drug therapy could lead to more effective treatment for millions with asthma
Feb 07, 2018
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School researchers identified a new treatment that could lead to more effective drug therapy for millions of individuals with asthma and other respiratory disorders such as chronic obstruction pulmonary ...
Searching for targeted treatments for inflammatory diseases
Feb 06, 2018
Inflammatory diseases such as Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis have been linked to faults in a critical immune pathway that enables inflammation to continue unchecked.
The subcellular dynamics of RNA stabilizing molecule in response to inflammation
Feb 01, 2018
A research group at Osaka University revealed the regulatory mechanism of subcellular localization of Arid5a in response to inflammation. It has been known that an inflammatory accelerator is localized in the nucleus, and ...
The biological clock as an ally in the fight against inflammatory disease
Jan 29, 2018
What if the symptoms and seriousness of certain inflammatory diseases were linked to time of day? Researchers from Inserm, Institut Pasteur de Lille and Université de Lille have been working on this hypothesis, after noting ...