Inflammation News

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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

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