News tagged with inflammatory cells
Inappropriate activation of an immune signaling pathway during infection leaves the body vulnerable to sepsis
The inflammatory response is a double-edged sword—it enables the body to mount a vigorous defense against infection, but can also inflict serious physiological damage if allowed to rampage uncontrolled. ...
Immunology Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Michigan State University researchers have unlocked secrets in bone marrow that could lead to improved treatments for colitis and Crohn's disease.
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Research carried out at The University of Manchester has found further evidence that a simple solution, which is already used in IV drips, is an effective treatment for reducing inflammation.
Inflammatory disorders Sep 20, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research shows that a special population of stem cells found in cord blood has the innate ability to migrate to the intestine and contribute to the cell population there, suggesting the cells' potential to treat inflammatory ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin, in a team led by Carol Everson, Ph.D., professor of neurology, cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy, have discovered abnormalities in bone and bone marrow in rats undergoing ...
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—A new review summarizes the ways in which inflammation and altered metabolism are associated with colorectal cancer in obese individuals; the review was published online Sept. 3 in Obesity Re ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Invariant natural killer T-cells (iNKT) are a unique subset of immune cells that are known to influence inflammatory responses. Now, a scientific team led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has ...
Immunology Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
New research could clarify how inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), conditions that include ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, are triggered and develop.
Immunology Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a protein essential to repairing the intestine's inner lining.
Medical research Sep 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have discovered that a pair of molecules work together to kill so-called 'self-reactive' immune cells that are programmed to attack the body's own organs. ...
Immunology Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cardiac patients suffering from depression are at greater risk for new cardiac events or cardiac death than patients without depression. It is still unclear which underlying mechanisms play a role in this ...
Cardiology Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Biju Parekkadan saw his future in the plight of a newborn thousands of miles away.
Medical research Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation.
Inflammatory disorders Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
African Americans have higher blood levels of a protein associated with increased heart-disease risk than European Americans, despite higher "good" HDL cholesterol and lower "bad" triglyceride levels. This contradictory observation ...
Genetics Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For children with metastatic MYCN-nonamplified neuroblastoma (NBL-NA) diagnosed at age 18 months or older, increased expression of tumor-associated inflammatory genes seems to correlate with p ...
Cancer Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0