News tagged with inflammatory disorder
(HealthDay)—Women who come down with the flu during pregnancy may be at increased risk of having a child who develops bipolar disorder, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, have shown in a mouse model that infection with nematodes (also known as roundworms) can not only combat obesity but ameliorate related metabolic disorders. ...
Immunology Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(HealthDay)—A Vietnamese immigrant in California died of a massive infection with parasitic worms that spread throughout his body, including his lungs. They had remained dormant until his immune system ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Drugs that combat ageing may be available within five years, following landmark work led by an Australian researcher. The work, published in the March 8 issue of Science, finally proves that a single anti-ageing enzyme in the ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 2
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 |
Phenylbutazone, a painkiller for horses, can cause blood disorders in humans but at doses much higher than any one person is likely to ingest from eating horsemeat.
Other Feb 14, 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
(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
A type of immune cell found in the small intestine plays a previously unsuspected role in monitoring antigens circulating in the bloodstream. The findings from a team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers clarify ...
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing researchers have discovered that guided imagery significantly decreases stress, fatigue, pain and depression in women with fibromyalgia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Five scientists, including two from Simon Fraser University, have discovered that 30 per cent of our likelihood of developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can be explained by 475,806 genetic variants in our ...
Genetics Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research sheds light on important role of autophagy, or self-eating cells, in developing new anti-inflammatory therapies
Research just carried out in the Immunology Research Centre, led by Dr James Harris, based in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, shows that the process of autophagy regulates the production ...
Medical research Oct 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, scientists have visualised an interaction between gluten and T-cells of the immune system, providing insight into how coeliac disease, which affects approximately 1 in 133 people, is triggered.
Immunology Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |