Medical research

Researchers find new target to combat lung disease

Research led by the Centenary Institute and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has identified a small RNA molecule called microRNA-21 as a therapeutic target and its inhibition as a potential treatment for chronic obstructive ...

Medical research

Breakthrough technique for treating inflammatory disease

Ground-breaking research from Heriot-Watt University and the University of Texas Medical Branch is set to be commercialized following a funding award from Scottish Enterprise's High Growth Spinout Programme.

Oncology & Cancer

How chronic intestinal inflammation can cause cancer

Chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are inflammations of the gastrointestinal tract which flare up in phases and are accompanied by bloody bowel movements, diarrhea and severe impairment of the quality of life. IBD patients ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Targeting the gut to relieve rheumatoid arthritis

UCL researchers have shown that damage to the lining of the gut plays an important role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis, paving the way for a new approach to treating the disease.

Medications

No need for discontinuation of Adalimumab before surgery

Hidradenitis suppurativa (Syn. Acneinversa) is one of the most troublesome and complicated skin diseases. The anti-inflammatory drug adalimumab can improve symptoms; however, patients also often have to undergo surgery. Until ...

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