Health

An egg a day may help keep the doctor away

What if eating an egg for breakfast is just as good as a bowl of oatmeal for people with diabetes? Maybe even better? Maria-Luz Fernandez, a professor of nutritional sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural ...

Inflammatory disorders

Single low-magnitude electric pulse successfully fights inflammation

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, and SetPoint Medical Inc., a biomedical technology company, today released the results of research on the therapeutic potential ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Gene discoveries could help rheumatoid arthritis treatment

(HealthDay)—Genetic variations may hold clues to rheumatoid arthritis—suggesting not only who will develop the painful condition, but also predicting its severity and even who might die from it, a new study says.

Inflammatory disorders

Researchers discover molecular trigger of inflammatory bowel disease

Cells lining the intestinal tract form a critical barrier, protecting our bodies from the billions of bacteria living in the gut. Breaches in this barrier are driven largely by a single signaling molecule called tumor necrosis ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Combined inhibition of TNF-alpha, IL-17 effective in RA model

(HealthDay)—Combined inhibition of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) α and interleukin (IL)-17 is more effective than single blockade in cultures of human fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS), according to an experimental study ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

TNF inhibitors may increase cancer risk in the eye

One of the family of drugs prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions is called TNF inhibitors. They act by dampening part of the immune system called tumor necrosis factor (TNF). In one of the ...

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