News tagged with inflammatory diseases
Related topics: rheumatoid arthritis , white blood cells , inflammation , immune cells , autoimmune diseases
A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) run a high risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, regardless of migration background. According to principal investigator Tahereh ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Twelve million Germans suffer from periodontitis, an inflammation that can lead to the loss of teeth if left untreated. Bleeding gums during brushing or when biting into an apple could be an indication of ...
Dentistry Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients are currently being enrolled in the first clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of immunological therapy for chronic pulmonary sarcoidosis. The trial is being conducted by researchers at the Icahn School of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
University of Cambridge researchers have discovered how an antibiotic-resistant superbug exploits oxygen-limited conditions in the lungs of patients with severe respiratory disease to thrive.
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified a potential new target for drugs to treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a protein known as IRHOM2. The finding could provide an effective ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers said Friday.
Medications Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Pathogenic bacteria adhering to the human vascular wall triggers vascular damage during meningococcal sepsis
Researchers at the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center (PARCC) have shown how adhesion of Neisseria (N.) meningitidis to human microvessels in a humanized mouse model leads to the characteristic cutaneous lesions of meningoco ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
University of Michigan research sheds new light on why certain people are more likely to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis – paving the way to explore new treatments for both arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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 |
University of New South Wales researchers have developed a compound that has had a surprise result: being effective in the prevention of asthma.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Physicians should screen all women of childbearing age for signs of domestic violence and refer them for treatment if necessary, a new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Over the past 30 years in Denmark, mortality from ulcerative colitis (UC) has decreased, but mortality from Crohn's disease (CD) has remained persistently higher than the general population, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma—in which psychological stress plays a major role—may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are the first line therapy for patients with HIV; however, ARV-treated, HIV-infected individuals still have a higher mortality rate than uninfected individuals. During the course of infection, HIV ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0