Inflammation News

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12/3/2013
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life

Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

11/28/2013
Giving Thanks Could Be Good for You

Gratitude is more than just a gesture, research says

11/15/2013
Could Weight-Loss Surgery Help Slow Aging for Some?

Small, early study found longer 'telomeres' in genes of patients with cholesterol and inflammation problems

11/8/2013
Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems

Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

10/30/2013
Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds

A toxin released by the germ might trigger symptoms in certain cases, scientists say

10/28/2013
Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Early May Cut Damaging Effects

Study suggests that delaying treatment leads to more joint inflammation, disability down the road

10/24/2013
Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk

Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

10/22/2013
Low Vitamin D Tied to Anemia Risk in Kids

Large study also found racial differences in anemia, vitamin levels

10/22/2013
Your Flu Shot May Also Help Your Heart

Study found one-third lower risk of problems including heart attacks in vaccinated people

10/14/2013
Crohn's and Colitis May Be Tied to Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Review of previous studies finds link between inflammatory bowel disease and cardiovascular trouble

10/11/2013
Extra Shuteye on Weekends May Not Replace Sleep Lost During Week

Sleep-deprived study volunteers still had poor attention levels even after making up for lost slumber

10/2/2013
Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Your Gums' Health, Too

Study finds statins reduce gum inflammation

9/17/2013
Blueberries, Red Grapes May Boost Body's Immune Function

Compounds in these fruits work alongside vitamin D and specific gene, lab study found

9/11/2013
Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report

Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

9/9/2013
Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Birth defects, poor fetal growth appear to be primary risk factors, study finds

8/27/2013
Study May Explain Why Some Obese People Don't Get Diabetes

Relatively low level of inflammation may hold the key, researchers say

8/23/2013
Calcium Plus Vitamin D Won't Cure Joint Pain, Study Finds

Severity of condition did not improve in women who took supplements over 2-year period

8/21/2013
Drug Shows Promise for People With Colitis, Crohn's Disease

Results of early trials were stronger with colitis patients, however

8/21/2013
Taking a Bath After a Workout? Hold the Ice, Researchers Say

Study found that for most people, ice baths cause pain, but no gain, following exercise

8/13/2013
Eating Fish May Be Tied to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study

Salmon, mackerel contain inflammation-fighting omega-3

8/7/2013
Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms

Study analyzed medical records of more than 600,000 children

8/6/2013
Indoor Incense Triggers Lung Cell Inflammation, Study Shows

Researchers say this practice can cause response similar to secondhand cigarette smoke

7/31/2013
Do-Gooders May Be Doing Good Things for Their Genes: Study

Happiness derived from living a purposeful life found to be better for the body than selfish satisfaction

6/21/2013
Depression, Antidepressants Tied to Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk in Older Women

Larger waist size, more inflammation seen in study of women after menopause

6/11/2013
Heavier Pregnant Women Tend to Deliver Prematurely

In large Swedish study, risk rose along with the mother's weight

6/11/2013
Blood Tests May Predict COPD Flare-Ups

Signs of chronic inflammation in the blood linked to faster deterioration of lung function

6/7/2013
Poor Sleep May Worsen Heart Woes in Women, Study Finds

But lack of shuteye doesn't seem to have same effect on inflammation levels in men

5/29/2013
Weight Loss Might Ease Psoriasis, Study Hints

Obese people on low-calorie diet reported relief of skin symptoms, better quality of life

5/16/2013
Public Funding Spurs Couples to Seek Fertility Treatment

After Quebec mandated IVF coverage, study found change in patient demographics

5/15/2013
Some Types of Skin Cancer Linked to Lower Chances of Alzheimer's

A weak immune response might allow skin cancer but protect brain from inflammation, expert suggests

5/14/2013
Materials in Some Household Products Tied to Lung Damage

Breathing in 'nanomaterials' seems to cause inflammation, study contends

3/22/2013
Antibiotic Linked to Heart Problems in COPD Patients

Study looked at clarithromycin use for lung conditions, but didn't prove cause-and-effect

3/14/2013
Can Green Tea, Coffee Reduce Stroke Risk?

Large Japanese study didn't prove cause and effect, however

3/11/2013
Daily Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for Deadly Skin Cancer in Women

Large study found up to 30 percent reduced odds of developing melanoma

3/7/2013
Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk for Heart Disease

Reason for link between teeth, gums and heart health is still unclear, researcher says

3/6/2013
Insomnia Might Boost Heart Failure Risk

Large Norwegian study looked at poor sleep quality, disease development over 11 years

2/25/2013
Newest Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Pancreatitis Risk

Patients on Januvia, Byetta twice as likely to develop condition, study says

2/14/2013
Chemicals in Cookware, Carpets May Raise Arthritis Risk in Women

Study looked at PFCs, found in products from nonstick cookware to carpeting

2/13/2013
Women With Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Show Faster Cell Aging

Early study found no such effect on women using hormone replacement therapy

2/7/2013
Scientists Explore How Zinc Fights Off Infection

Mineral may play role in preventing common cold, ICU sepsis

1/30/2013
Obesity May Be Linked to MS Risk in Children

However, study is preliminary and MS still rare in kids, experts say

1/14/2013
Could Baby's Tummy Bacteria Help Spur Colic?

Balance of good/bad microbes may determine which infants have common condition, study suggests

12/28/2012
Scientists ID New Genetic Connection for Gout

The painful inflammatory condition affects about 2 percent of people worldwide

12/24/2012
Blood Protein Linked to Depression, Study Finds

But whether it causes mood disorder isn't clear, researchers say

12/12/2012
Scientists ID Gene That Shows Progression in ALS Patients

Researchers hope finding may help in developing treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease

12/4/2012
Severe Gum Disease May Be Linked to Impotence

Small study found men with periodontitis were about 3 times as likely to experience erectile problems

11/24/2012
Healthy Neurotic? Being Conscientious May Help

Study found people with both personality traits had lower levels of inflammation

11/16/2012
'Worm Therapy' Might Help Ease Colitis, Monkey Study Shows

Unappetizing as it sounds, the treatment relieved symptoms in primates and might help humans

11/5/2012
Insomnia May Raise Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Early study adds to evidence supporting sleep's importance in preventing disease

10/29/2012
Mothers' Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Kids' Heart Health

Siblings born after procedure had changes in genes related to obesity, disease in study