Inflammation News

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7/26/2017
Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study

With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

7/12/2017
CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk

Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

6/29/2017
Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis

Large study finds key mutations that may be tied to raised risk for inflammatory bowel disease

6/22/2017
OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study

Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

5/25/2017
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds

5/16/2017
Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

5/10/2017
Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout

Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds

5/3/2017
Arthritis Drug Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis

But treatment isn't yet approved by FDA to treat inflammatory bowel condition

4/21/2017
Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School

Survey suggests it's one reason why many children have poor control of their condition

3/10/2017
Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

2/14/2017
Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress?

New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

2/9/2017
Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages

Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

1/19/2017
Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes

However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease

1/18/2017
Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation, study finds

1/17/2017
Caffeine and Body Inflammation

Does caffeine fight the systemic inflammation that causes chronic disease and aging?

1/16/2017
Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

1/5/2017
Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

1/5/2017
Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds

Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

12/9/2016
Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery

Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

11/17/2016
Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease

Medication is potentially helpful for those who didn't find relief from other treatments, researchers say

11/17/2016
Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart

Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

11/15/2016
Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk

Treating inflammation linked to the joint disease might help lower the risk, researcher says

11/3/2016
More Years Playing Football, Greater Risk of Brain Disease: Study

Researchers track link between concussion-related inflammation and degenerative CTE

11/3/2016
Powerful Cancer Drugs Linked to Rare Heart Risks

New report describes two melanoma patients who died of heart trouble after first doses of immunotherapy drugs

10/28/2016
Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments

Bacteria on skin sometimes release fatty acids that trigger inflammation, researchers report

10/21/2016
Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

10/20/2016
Black Americans May Have Stronger Immune Response to Infections

But that robust reaction might increase inflammation too much, researchers say

9/27/2016
Nanoparticles Ease Aching Joints in Mice

Treatment might one day help fight inflammation in human arthritis, scientists suggest

9/22/2016
Flavorings Boost Toxicity of E-Cigarettes in Lab Study

Increasing device's voltage, to get bigger hit of nicotine, also inflames air passage cells, researcher says

9/20/2016
Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

9/19/2016
Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

9/9/2016
Anti-Inflammatory Agent in Cord Blood Shows Promise in Mice

Researchers say findings point toward possible new treatments for sepsis

9/7/2016
Immune-Based Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition

Humira reduced inflammation that can lead to vision loss, researchers say

8/31/2016
8/10/2016
Serious Infections Tied to Suicide Risk

Danish study finds greater association in those hospitalized with HIV or hepatitis

7/19/2016
Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers

Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

7/12/2016
Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study

Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

7/5/2016
Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

6/22/2016
Zika Can Also Strike Eyes of Adults: Report

Case of man with potentially severe condition suggests virus can damage vision in more than babies

6/21/2016
Zika's Delivery Via Mosquito Bite May Boost Its Effect

Body's response to being bitten could help the virus, mouse study suggests

6/10/2016
Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise

Suggestions to help ward off illness

6/8/2016
New Psoriasis Drug Works Longer Term, Too

Moderate-to-severe skin disease improved with Taltz over 60 weeks, study finds

5/25/2016
Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests

Researchers say inflammation or cigarette by-product may play a role

5/6/2016
Statins Might Protect People With Narrowed Leg Arteries

Study found the cholesterol-lowing drugs associated with reduced risk of amputation, death

4/14/2016
Psoriasis May Raise Risk for Aneurysms in Abdomen: Study

But overall chances of experiencing often fatal ruptures remain small, doctors say

3/8/2016
Study Suggests Causes for Lupus' Impact on Immune System

Certain cells seem to malfunction and create inflammation instead of fighting the disease, research say

2/11/2016
Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm

Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

1/25/2016
Chickenpox, Shingles Vaccines Linked to Rare Eye Inflammation

But study doesn't prove cause-and-effect

12/10/2015
Maybe You Can Forecast Your Health Better Than a Doctor

Results of self-rating study predicted which participants would catch a cold

11/2/2015
Severe Combat Injuries Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases

Diabetes, high blood pressure more common among seriously wounded soldiers, study finds