inflammatory disease

Beware! You may be more vulnerable to hepatitis than you think (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)


July 27th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Casual one-night stands and multiple partners could be the starting points of serious health concerns. Not just for HIV, which most people are now aware ... Read more...

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Hepatitis could kill 5 mn in Southeast Asia: WHO


July 24th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday said that over five million people are likely to lose life over the next decade due to viral hepatitis ... Read more...

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Asthma linked to bacterial communities in the airway


February 18th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new UCSF-led study has found that asthma may have a surprising relationship with the composition of the species of bacteria that inhabit bronchial airways.This finding could suggest ... Read more...

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Loneliness ‘ups risk of inflammatory diseases’


February 9th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that chronically lonely people may be at higher risk for certain types of inflammatory disease because their feelings of social isolation trigger the ... Read more...

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New signaling pathway linked to inflammatory disease discovered


December 15th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have described for the first time a key inhibitory role for the IL-1 signaling pathway in the human innate immune system, providing novel insights into human inflammatory ... Read more...

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Potential new multiple sclerosis treatment


November 19th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Professor Linda Watkins of the University of Colorado at Boulder says that successfully treating and reversing the effects of multiple sclerosis (MS), may be possible one day using ... Read more...

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Fish oil may also lower incidence of gum disease


October 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) like fish oil, known to have anti-inflammatory properties, shows promise for the effective treatment and ... Read more...

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Protein that may fight against inflammatory disease identified


October 21st, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A protein that may be a key therapy for many inflammatory diseases, including those affecting premature babies, has been identified by a husband and wife research team from ... Read more...

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White House gatecrasher Michaele Salahi has Multiple Sclerosis


September 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): "Real Housewives of Washington D.C." star Michaele Salahi has revealed the reason behind her thin and sometimes frail appearance.The reality star, best known for crashing a White House ... Read more...

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Broccoli may help fight Crohn’s disease


August 27th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Eating broccoli and plantain can help fight Crohn's disease, an inflammatory disease of the intestines that affects any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. A research ... Read more...

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Genes that caused Silk Route disease identified


July 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Scientists have identified key genes that caused a severe inflammatory disease that has spread along the old silk trading routes from the Far East to the edge of ... Read more...

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Cancer drug may help treat arthritis, multiple sclerosis


July 1st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A drug already available for treating cancer could also help in the treatment of a range of inflammatory diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, and lupus, ... Read more...

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Endometriosis compromises women’s work productivity


June 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): In the first of its kind study of the societal impact of endometriosis, researchers have found a significant loss of work productivity among those women who suffer from ... Read more...

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Vitamin D may help fight Crohn’s disease


January 28th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn's disease, a new study has claimed.Published in the latest Journal of Biological ... Read more...

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Genetic defects linked to inflammatory disorder


November 16th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): British scientists have identified certain genetic mutations that contribute to inflammatory disorder, ulcerative colitis.Four genes namely LAMB1, CDH1, CDH3 and HNF4A play vital roles in keeping the intestine ... Read more...

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Researchers pinpoint how micro antennas heal kidneys


October 7th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) Researchers have shed new light on how microscopic antennas in the kidneys heal the organ. The study led by James Deane, researcher at the Centre for Inflammatory Disease ... Read more...

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New study may offer fatal polycystic kidney disease cure


October 1st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Monash University researchers have found what they call 'microscopic antennas' that play a vital role in kidney repair process.They hope that the new discovery would be a crucial ... Read more...

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Mozart ‘killed by superbug like MRSA, not poison’


August 18th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was killed by a bacterial infection akin to MRSA, claim Dutch researchers.Mozart died at age 35 - young by even 18th century ... Read more...

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Healthy secret of red wine uncorked


July 31st, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Resveratrol in red wine is known for controlling inflammation and promoting health. However, how the ingredient works was not known to scientists - up till now.In the FASEB ... Read more...

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Fight Crohn’s disease with a modified lifestyle


March 18th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by GD
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease and can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. It primarily affects the small and large intestines, but might affect the digestive system also. This disease ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to detect Alzheimers disease


March 12th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): It may soon be possible to detect Alzheimers disease with a simple blood test, say researchers.The team from the University of Georgia, the Charlie Norwood VA Medical ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil drug that thwarts post-operative Crohn’’s disease recurrence


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug called Infliximab can effectively prevent the recurrence of post-operative Crohn''s disease.Crohn''s disease is an inflammatory disease of the digestive ... Read more...

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Pearl Jams McCready backs bathroom law for Crohn disease patients


January 31st, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 31 (ANI): Pearl Jams Mike McCready has voiced his support for a new bill proposing emergency access to toilets for those suffering from Crohn''s disease, a painful gastrointestinal disorder.The ... Read more...

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Study sheds more light on poxviruses ability to evade immune system


February 1st, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 1 (ANI): Scientists have charted the structure and actions of a powerful substance that enables poxviruses to evade the immune system.Experts from Saint Louis University and the University of Alabama ... Read more...

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