Inflammation News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/23/2011
Health Tip: Don't Take Too Many NSAIDs

Painkillers' potential side effects include ulcer, stomach bleeding

11/18/2011
Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of 'Good' Cholesterol?

Chronic skin condition may be associated with changes in HDL composition, researchers say

11/7/2011
Vitamin D, Interferon Alpha Vaccine Show Promise Against Lupus

Experimental treatments altered immune response in small, preliminary studies

11/2/2011
Obese Women Face Higher Complication Risk After Breast Surgery

Post-op inflammation is 20 times more likely than in non-obese women, study finds

10/18/2011
Factors Identified That May Raise Risk of Early Menopause

Studies suggest links to inflammatory diseases and breast cancer genes

10/17/2011
Shift Work May Put Teens at Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Disruption of normal sleep cycle at young age could be partly to blame, Swedish researchers say

10/13/2011
1 in 4 With Psoriasis May Have Undiagnosed Arthritis

Missed psoriatic arthritis diagnosis leads to treatment delays, more joint damage, experts warn

10/13/2011
Oral Bacteria Might Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer

Simple 'spit' test might someday help screen for disease, small study suggests

9/30/2011
Small Study Links Surgery and Anesthesia With Alzheimer's

Post-op changes in cerebral spinal fluid may indicate progression of brain disease, experts say

9/23/2011
Scientists ID More Genes Linked to Heart Disease

Five genes added to the list of many already known to affect risk of coronary artery disease, study says

8/30/2011
Blood Protein Might Signal Death Risk in Elderly

The protein is linked to inflammation, cancer and heart disease

8/16/2011
New Drug May Relieve Severe, Tough-to-Treat Gout

The injectable drug pegloticase offers relief to some patients, but carries risk of serious side effects

7/11/2011
Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Seem to Lack Enough Vitamin D

However, blood levels of the vitamin don't affect disease activity, researchers say

6/24/2011
Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Inflammation, Disease Risk

Gastric bypass seems to reduce risk factors linked to diabetes, heart disease, study finds

6/11/2011
Insect Stings Hold Deadly Risk for Some

New guidelines issued to help diagnose, treat those with insect allergies

6/2/2011
Fear of Dying During Heart Attack May Make Matters Worse

High anxiety linked to greater inflammation, study finds