News tagged with inflammatory response
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(Medical Xpress)—As the name suggests, you can't digest resistant starch so it ends up in the bowel in pretty much the same form it entered your mouth. As unlovely as that seems, once in the bowel this ...
Cancer Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
For the first time scientists studying the cellular processes underlying the body's response to healing have revealed how a flash of calcium is the very first step in repairing damaged tissue. The findings, published in Current Bi ...
Surgery Feb 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Existing mouse models do not appear to accurately reproduce the human genomic response to serious traumatic injury, including major burns, according to an article appearing in PNAS Early Edition.
Inflammatory disorders Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Malaria in pregnancy causes a range of adverse effects, including abortions, stillbirths, premature delivery and low infant birth weight. Many of these effects are thought to derive from a placental inflammatory ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 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 |
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
With a desire to inhibit metastasis, Cornell biomedical engineers have found the natural switch between the body's inflammatory response and how malignant breast cancer cells use the bloodstream to spread.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Estrogen levels drop dramatically in menopause, a time when the risk of urinary tract infections increases significantly.
Immunology Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a complex of proteins that promotes the growth of some types of colon and gastric cancers, and shown that medications that block the function of this complex ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Monitoring of immune function in critically ill kids with influenza reveals severe immune suppression in non-survivors
(Medical Xpress)—Investigators from 15 children's medical centers, including Nationwide Children's Hospital, observed and evaluated critically ill children with influenza to evaluate the relationships between levels of ...
Immunology Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who frequently eat fast food are far likelier to have severe asthma compared to counterparts who tuck into fruit, a large international study published on Monday said.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In many cases, obesity is caused by more than just overeating and a lack of exercise. Something in the body goes haywire, causing it to store more fat and burn less energy. But what is it? Researchers at ...
Medical research Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Many illnesses, including psoriasis, include inflammatory responses that occur without an apparent infection and worsen with stress. In a study using cultured human mast cells in vitro and in rats, researchers ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study led by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers has found that an important branch of the immune system, in reaction to the development of atherosclerotic lesions, mounts a surprisingly robust anti-inflammatory ...
Immunology Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |