Immunology

Eczema can drive people to thoughts of suicide: study

(HealthDay)—Nearly 28 million Americans are affected by the skin condition eczema, and for some it may become so chronic and severe they consider suicide, new research shows.

Medications

California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie illegally plied doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's best-selling drugs, Humira, despite its potentially deadly complications, a California official said in a lawsuit ...

Inflammatory disorders

New research reveals how the body clock controls inflammation

Researchers at RCSI and Trinity College Dublin have revealed insights into how the body clock controls the inflammatory response, which may open up new therapeutic options to treat excess inflammation in conditions such as ...

Immunology

New immune defenders added to blood cell

Our researchers have revealed the identities of new subsets of immune cells at the frontline of our body's defenses against infection.

Neuroscience

Molecular switch triggers itch

A new study of male mice published in JNeurosci uncovers two distinct pathways through which a single molecule can cause both itchy and painful skin. The research could inform the development of drugs for a variety of skin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers identify potential diagnostic test for Kawasaki disease

For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Imperial College London, with international collaborators, have determined that Kawasaki Disease (KD) can be accurately diagnosed ...

Inflammatory disorders

Researchers identify inflammatory biomarkers in T cells

The Marshall University School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Genomics Core, recently released a new study that explores human T cell function under inflammatory ...

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