News tagged with inflammatory processes

Brain region may hold key to aging

While the search continues for the Fountain of Youth, researchers may have found the body's "fountain of aging": the brain region known as the hypothalamus. For the first time, scientists at Albert Einstein ...

May 01, 2013
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How "good cholesterol" stops inflammation

High-density lipoprotein (HDL), known colloquially as "good cholesterol", protects against dangerous deposits in the arteries. An important function of HDL is its anti-inflammatory properties. An international ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Research gives new insight into coeliac disease

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.

Oct 11, 2012
popularity 5 / 5 (3) | comments 0 | with audio podcast