Inflammation News

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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

9/29/2015
More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You

Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

9/17/2015
New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens

Girls seemed most prone to increased levels of inflammation

7/8/2015
Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds

But the infection is unlikely to spread widely or from person-to-person, expert says

7/8/2015
Severe Burns May Trigger Dangerous Shifts in Gut Germs

Study suggests that treating patients with probiotics might help prevent complications

6/3/2015
Recent Hospitalization Might Raise Blood Infection Risk, Study Says

Antibiotic treatments may upset body's natural bacteria balance, experts believe

2/25/2015
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria

Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

2/20/2015
Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

2/18/2015
Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly

Condition causes inflamed vessels in scalp, neck and arms, and can be deadly, researchers say

2/9/2015
Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

1/23/2015
Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

12/24/2014
Hepatitis C Infection Isn't Related to HIV Brain Woes: Study

Mood swings, memory problems may be triggered by inflammation, researchers say

12/19/2014
Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?

Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found

12/10/2014
Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows

But researchers stress it does not cause developmental disorder

10/24/2014
Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study

Getting too much, too little may raise chances of inflammatory bowel condition

9/29/2014
Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

9/26/2014
Preemies May Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Suspected

Study finds infant's cells can mount inflammatory response to bacteria

9/26/2014
Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese

Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

9/12/2014
Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

8/14/2014
Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

7/31/2014
No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease

Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

7/30/2014
Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms

Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

7/28/2014
Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke

Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

7/21/2014
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

7/10/2014
New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

6/18/2014
Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study

After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

5/13/2014
Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble

Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

5/12/2014
Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study

Surprising findings come from long-term tracking of kids' blood tests

5/2/2014
Brain Scans Spot Possible Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Inflammation may play a role, small study suggests

4/17/2014
Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood

Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

4/9/2014
Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults

4/3/2014
Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients

People with kidney trouble assigned to daily half-hour stroll got a boost in immune function, study found

3/31/2014
Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass

Common practice might instead cause harm, study finds

3/31/2014
Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients

Researchers suggest inflammation caused by the digestive disorder may explain the link

3/27/2014
'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals

Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

2/25/2014
Tarantula Venom Has Painkiller Potential: Study

Spider toxins could be used to develop safe, effective medicines, researchers say

1/27/2014
Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

1/21/2014
Chocolate, Tea, Berries May Cut Diabetes Risk: Study

Substances found in some people's favorite foods appear to benefit blood sugar, inflammation levels

1/17/2014
Statin Therapy May Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill Patients

More study needed, but researchers suspect benefit may be due to reduced inflammation

1/3/2014
Younger Adults Who've Had Shingles May Face Higher Stroke Risk

Study also found increased odds of heart attack, mini-stroke in older adults years after infection

12/18/2013
Certain Blood Proteins Higher in People Prone to Outbursts of Rage

Study finds link between levels of inflammation and explosive disorder

12/6/2013
Germs That Inhabit Gut May Affect Colon Cancer Risk

Some digestive bacteria might help prevent disease, while other types could be harmful, study suggests