Inflammation News

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10/17/2012
Antioxidants in Tea, Fruit, Veggies Might Fight Prostate Cancer: Study

Preliminary research found men who consumed more flavonoids had milder form of the disease

10/11/2012
Zinc Harder to Absorb in Old Age, Animal Study Shows

Nutrient deficiency is associated with inflammation, cancer, heart disease, diabetes

10/9/2012
Some 'Super Tasters' Might Be Less Prone to Sinus Woes

People with heightened sensitivity to bitter flavors better at warding off infections, study found

10/8/2012
Scientists Link Gene to Lower Risk of Lung Cancer

Inflammation may be a disease factor, researcher says

10/3/2012
Study: Blood Tests for Inflammation Could Help Prevent Heart Attack, Stroke

But the tests would uncover risk in relatively few people, evidence review finds

9/26/2012
After Tonsillectomy, Steroids May Not Increase Bleeding

Study contradicts previous European research that found the drugs can cause hemorrhage

9/18/2012
New Drug Might Help Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Maker-funded studies found reduction in symptoms such as abdominal pain

8/24/2012
Meditation May Help Fight Loneliness, Study Says

Researchers also looked at its effect on stress and inflammation in older adults

8/20/2012
Newer Psoriasis Drugs May Lower Heart Attack Risk for Patients

TNF blockers, other older treatments seemed to cut risk compared to topical meds in study

8/13/2012
More Evidence That Exercise in Middle Age Boosts Health

Brisk walking, biking, even house and yard work can cut harmful inflammation, study finds

8/9/2012
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Higher Risk for Gum Disease

Small study also found disease was more severe, but cause and effect not proven

8/2/2012
Pregnant Mothers' Gut Changes May Support Fetal Growth

Women's gut microbes become less 'normal' and less diverse as pregnancy progresses, study shows

8/1/2012
Depression Could Shorten Cancer Survival, Study Suggests

Screening for mental health should be part of standard care, experts say

7/18/2012
Scientists Say Blood Test May Help Predict Alzheimer's

High blood levels of a substance linked to cell death, inflammation seemed to indicate higher risk

7/9/2012
Sunburn May Help Rid Body of Radiation-Damaged Cells

Inflammatory process cleans up genetic damage, mouse study suggests

6/13/2012
Mouse Study Suggests Certain Fats Could Trigger Crohn's, Colitis

Concentrated milk fat increased inflammation, but polyunsaturated fat did not

6/12/2012
Does More Dental Plaque Mean Higher Chances of Dying From Cancer?

Swedish study that tracked people for 24 years found association between the two

6/11/2012
Too Little Sleep Tied to Stroke Risk

Getting fewer than six hours a night may affect cardiovascular system, study says

6/6/2012
Exercise Appears to Ease Nerve-Damage Pain in Rat Study

Reducing inflammation may make a difference, researchers say

5/29/2012
Fever During Pregnancy May Raise Odds for Autism in Offspring

But experts say taking fever-relieving meds cuts the risk

5/25/2012
Travel to High Altitudes Tied to Crohn's, Colitis Flare-Ups

Symptoms more likely to spike after mountain climbing, skiing and even flying, study says

5/4/2012
Rising Obesity Rates Might Mean More Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers suggest weight gain precedes the painful condition

5/1/2012
Healthy Weight Loss May Also Cut Your Cancer Risk

New study found decrease in inflammation warning signals

4/26/2012
Eating Berries Might Help Preserve Your Memory

Blueberries, strawberries found to prevent mental decline in study of older women

4/19/2012
New Psoriasis Drugs Not Much Better Than Standard Therapy, Study Finds

Biologics costlier but don't clear much more surface area of skin than methotrexate

4/18/2012
No Proof That Gum Disease Causes Heart Disease, Experts Say

But conditions share common risk factors, and neither should be neglected

4/18/2012
More Smog Might Mean More Hospitalizations

In New England, Medicare patients from more-polluted areas were more apt to need care

4/16/2012
Fish Oil Supplements Won't Help in Multiple Sclerosis: Study

But, supplements aren't harmful and can benefit heart health, one expert says

4/3/2012
Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer

Researchers report immune system boost and eventual tumor shrinkage in small group of patients

4/2/2012
Why Stress Might Make You Sick

New research suggests long-term anxiety is linked to inflammation

3/26/2012
Bacteria From Mouth Can Lead to Heart Inflammation: Study

Once in the bloodstream, it can evade the immune system

3/21/2012
Fatty Meals Could Trigger Inflammation for Diabetics

People with type 2 disease had more sign of heart risk factor, study says

3/16/2012
Psoriasis Patients May Face Higher Heart Risk

They should be screened for signs of cardiovascular disease, expert says

3/14/2012
Inflammation Might Play Role in Heart Disease: Study

Findings suggest certain drugs might prevent hardening of the arteries

3/13/2012
Endoscopy May Be Better Than Surgery for Severe Pancreatic Infection

Small, early study found lower risk of death and complications with less invasive procedure

3/12/2012
Lost Hour of Sleep Over Weekend May Put Heart at Risk Monday

Expert warns of 10% increase in heart attack risk among those who don't prepare for lost sleep

3/6/2012
Poor Sleep May Impact Stress Response in Older Adults

Effect on immune system might increase the risk of health problems, researchers say

3/2/2012
Smoking Linked to Higher Rate of Psoriasis: Study

But it's not proven that smoking causes the painful skin condition

2/1/2012
Science Shows How Massage Eases Sore Muscles

Getting one post-workout can spur cellular processes that cut inflammation and pain

1/23/2012
Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System

Conflict fires up molecules related to inflammation, researchers report

1/17/2012
Vitamin D Won't Help Most COPD Patients: Study

However, those with severe vitamin deficiency may see a benefit, researchers say

1/10/2012
Autism Gastro Problems May Be Linked to Gut Bacteria

Study found children with the disorder have different type of microbes in stomach than other kids

1/10/2012
Too Much Vitamin D Could Be Harmful to Heart

Higher-than-normal levels can increase cardiac inflammation, study found

1/6/2012
Mice Exposed to Smoke Helped by Blood Pressure Drug: Study

Research may hold hope for treating smoking-related lung diseases in humans

1/5/2012
Drug Eases Gout Flare-ups in Some Patients: Study

Starting gout treatment can lead to flare-ups, this drug might help

1/3/2012
Insulin-Linked Hormone May Also Raise Alzheimer's Risk

In surprise finding, women who had higher levels of adiponectin were more likely to develop dementia

12/20/2011
Severe Sepsis Can Harm the Immune System

Lab studies after death found evidence of decreased immune function

12/20/2011
Endometriosis Tied to Higher Risk of Crohn's, Colitis

Large Danish study suggests possibility of connection between the illnesses in women

11/30/2011
Drug May Dampen Dangerous Side Effect of Stem Cell Transplants

Low doses of interleukin-2 eased most severe symptoms of graft-versus-host disease in cancer patients

11/28/2011
Titanium Joint Debris May Trigger Painful Inflammation

Animal study suggests that worn artificial joints might lead to bone damage