News tagged with inflammatory agent
The health benefits of sea vegetables such as seaweed have been well documented by nutrition experts. Traditionally, those eating seaweed-based diets have shown fewer instances of obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer's ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A potential new strategy to developing new drugs to control inflammation without serious side effects has been found by Georgia State University researchers and international colleagues.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found that an experimental compound may help stem the debilitating effects of muscular dystrophy by restoring normal blood flow to muscles affected by the genetic disorder.
Medical research Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown function for a protein that could add to the expanding arsenal of potential new drugs for battling inflammation and tissue fibrosis in a number of disease processes.
Inflammatory disorders Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Use of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors for treatment of psoriasis is associated with a significantly reduced risk for heart attack (myocardial infarction) compared to other forms of treatment, according to a report ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with plantar fasciitis (painful bone heel spur) experience significantly less pain and improved quality of life following a standard dose of external beam radiation therapy, a common cancer treatment similar to receiving ...
Cancer Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Shingles vaccine among patients with psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis not linked with increased risk of shingles
Although some have suggested that patients receiving medication for immune-mediated diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis may be at increased risk of herpes zoster (HZ; shingles) shortly after receipt of the ...
Immunology Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Workers exposed to asbestos as part of their job are at significantly greater risk of heart disease and stroke than the general population, finds research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Cardiology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic inflammation combines with DNA methylation, a process that shuts down cancer-fighting genes, to promote development of colorectal cancer, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report today ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In four different studies presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 76th Annual Scientific meeting in Washington, DC, researchers explored the effectiveness of probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea; ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Biological agents used to treat rheumatoid arthritis seem to be associated with an increased risk of skin cancer, indicates a systematic review of published research in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Cancer Sep 08, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0