Inflammation News

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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

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