News tagged with immune dysfunction
Inflammation and cell stress play important roles in the death of insulin-secreting cells and are major factors in diabetes. Cell stress also plays a role in Wolfram syndrome, a rare, genetic disorder that ...
Inflammatory disorders Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional antimalarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against cognitive impairment in a mouse model of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Thursday recommended against approval of the first proposed drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Medications Dec 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study includes some unexpected findings about the immune systems of smoke-inhalation patients.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Curtin University researchers have found evidence that targeting specific cells in the body can reverse the effects of cancer on the immune system.
Cancer May 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have published findings that help explain how a common and particularly resilient form of liver cancer evades the body's natural antitumor responses. ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee will meet Thursday to consider approval of the first drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Medications Dec 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Septic shock is the most severe outcome associated with pathogen infection in the bloodstream. It is a life-threatening condition invariably leading to multiple organ dysfunctions. Currently, septic shock is one of the most ...
Medical research Jun 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an incurable, progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting over five million people worldwide, and is the leading cause of dementia in the elderly. Currently, intravenous human immunoglobulin ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 23, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Preliminary results of a study show a link between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and compromised immune system in war veterans diagnosed with PTSD.
Health Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Following an infection, dysregulation of the immune system can result in a systemic inflammatory response and an often fatal condition called severe sepsis or septic shock. Sepsis is not uncommon, yet its ...
Medical research Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research shows that overnight noise levels in the medical ICU (MICU) often exceed recommended levels, which could potentially lead to worse outcomes.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0