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Latest Cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway Stories

2011-09-16 11:35:55

Scientists have identified a surprising new role for a new type of T cell in the immune system: some of them can be activated by nerves to make a neurotransmitter (acetylcholine) that blocks inflammation.

2010-07-23 02:40:41

Scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have constructed a mathematical and computational model of inflammatory bowel disease that allows researchers to simulate the cellular and molecular changes underlying chronic inflammation in humans.

2009-08-04 13:45:00

OSCEOLA, Wis., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroScience, Inc. has launched a new product -- Avipaxin -- aimed at decreasing elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines.

2009-05-06 12:19:19

British scientists say they've determined nicotine can delay the effects of ricin used during a bioterrorism attack. Jon Mabley and his colleagues at the University of Brighton found nicotine works to block the tissue-destroying effects of ricin -- a highly toxic compound derived from castor beans.


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