News tagged with chronic inflammation
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(Medical Xpress)—Australian researchers have taken the first step in using bioactive peptides as the building blocks to help 'build a new brain' to treat degenerative brain disease.
Medical research Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study has found that obese women are more likely to have babies with lower levels of iron, a mineral that is crucial for nervous system development in the early stages of life.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fanning the flames of tumor growth: Enzyme responsible for protecting chromosome ends stimulates tumorigenesis
Chromosomes are capped by long, repetitive DNA sequences called telomeres. These caps prevent genomic damage by insulating against the steady shortening of DNA ends that naturally accompanies replication. ...
Cancer Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist is proposing a new subspecialty to diagnose and treat patients who suffer both depression and heart disease. He's calling it "Psychocardiology."
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers don't know the exact cause of Behçet's disease, a chronic condition that leads to oral and genital sores and serious complications such as blindness, but new research brings better understanding to what makes ...
Genetics Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Work-related stress is not linked to the development of colorectal, lung, breast or prostate cancers, a study published today in BMJ suggests.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research at Oregon State University has found that one particular omega-3 fatty acid has a powerful effect in preventing liver inflammation and fibrosis – common problems that are steadily rising along ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
What to fear most if faced by a cancer diagnosis is the spread of the cancer to other parts of the body. This process called metastasis accounts for over 90% of cancer patient deaths and therefore is a strong focus for cancer ...
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Master switch discovery could provide road map for treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory diseases
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists trying to create drugs to treat chronic inflammation in diseases like arthritis now have a new culprit known MMP2. New University of British Columbia research shows that this enzyme works as ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children with eczema have a more diverse set of bacteria in their guts than non affected children, finds a new study in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Microbiology. The types of bacteria present were also more t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
About 200 million people across 75 of the poorest countries in the world are now infected by the blood parasite Schistosoma haematobium (S. haematobium). The infection causes severe urogenital disease, but ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a complex of proteins that promotes the growth of some types of colon and gastric cancers, and shown that medications that block the function of this complex ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Functionally deaf patients can gain normal hearing with a new implant that replaces the middle ear. The unique invention from the Chalmers University of Technology has been approved for ...
Medical research Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0