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Disrupted sleep increases the risk of cardiovascular disease by promoting inflammation

Sleep disruption has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, but the mechanism has been unclear. A new study in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Raphael Vallat, Vyoma Shah, and Matthew ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Psoriasis patients' mental health is more than skin-deep

Treatment of the common disease psoriasis, usually focuses on treating the skin. However, psoriasis patients often have other physical diseases that can bring on depression, anxiety, and suicide. A new study from Umeå University, ...

Immunology

New effective treatment for inflammatory diseases found

New research conducted by the University of Liverpool and AKL Research and Development Ltd (AKLRD), published in Inflammopharmacology, highlights the potential benefits of a new drug treatment on the human body's immune response ...

Inflammatory disorders

1990 to 2017 saw increase in prevalence, incidence of psoriasis

(HealthDay)—From 1990 to 2017, there were increases in the global prevalence, incidence, and burden of suffering related to psoriasis, according to a report published in the May issue of the International Journal of Dermatology.

Immunology

Inflammation: part hero, part villain

For many years, inflammation was considered one of medicine's chief enemies. Experts viewed it as a side effect of illness and injury, a negative byproduct of the body's efforts to heal. One managed and banished it whenever ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Psoriasis tied to higher Alzheimer disease risk

(HealthDay)—The incidence of Alzheimer disease (AD) is significantly higher in patients with psoriasis versus individuals without psoriasis, according to a Korean study published online April 15 in Scientific Reports.

Medical research

New approach to treating arthritis and other inflammatory diseases

Researchers from Peter Mac have discovered an innovative way to dampen severe inflammation in mice, uncovering a potential new therapeutic approach for inflammatory and autoimmune conditions such as arthritis, psoriasis and ...

Medical research

Worm extract found to reduce inflammation in mouse models

A team of researchers from Germany, Switzerland, Sweden and Australia has found that a substance isolated from roundworm larvae was able to reduce inflammation in the airways of mice. In their paper published in the journal ...

Inflammatory disorders

Bedroom air filters help asthmatic children breathe easier

Using a bedroom air filter that traps fine particles of pollution with diameters smaller than 2.5 micrometers can significantly improve breathing in asthmatic children, a new study by American and Chinese scientists shows.