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Researchers Discover Fevers Origin

Researchers Discover Fever's Origin

David Engblom, Linköping University Fever is a response to inflammation, and is triggered by an onset of the signaling substance prostaglandin. Researchers at Linköping University can now see precisely where these substances are produced –...

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2014-08-28 23:06:07

September is National Pain Awareness Month. These are eight steps you can take to help prevent becoming one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain. Marina del Rey & Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As September marks National Pain Awareness Month, vital focus returns to the more than 100 million people who suffer from chronic pain in America (Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education). Chronic pain,...

2014-08-27 12:30:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An experimental drug designed to help regulate the blood's iron supply shows promise as a viable first treatment for anemia of inflammation, according to results from the first human study of the treatment published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). Anemia is a condition that occurs when red blood cells are in short supply or do not function properly. When an individual has anemia,...

Scientists Find Control Signal For Immune System That Could Help Treat Autoimmune Diseases And Cancer
2014-08-18 03:19:20

Salk Institute When faced with pathogens, the immune system summons a swarm of cells made up of soldiers and peacekeepers. The peacekeeping cells tell the soldier cells to halt fighting when invaders are cleared. Without this cease-fire signal, the soldiers, known as killer T cells, continue their frenzied attack and turn on the body, causing inflammation and autoimmune disorders such as allergies, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes. Now, scientists at...

2014-08-09 23:03:01

101 Superfoods That Stop Your Joint Pain And Inflammation reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this resource guide that promises to make known the many great tasting anti-inflammatory superfoods. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 101 Superfoods That Stop Your Joint Pain And Inflammation is a resource guidebook that claims people will be able to enjoy delicious foods that heal their joints, protect their brain and feel energetic and...

2014-08-05 08:34:38

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moerae Matrix, Inc. announced today the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of MMI-0100, a first-in-class inhibitor of MAPKAP Kinase 2 (MK2) being developed for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and other diseases characterized by inflammation and fibrosis. The Phase 1 study is being conducted in the Netherlands and will evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of ascending doses of MMI-0100 when given...

2014-07-31 17:18:15

World Heart Federation Examining the remarkably preserved mummies of five ancient cultures, the Horus mummy research team discovered atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries due to build up of fatty deposits) was present in humans long before we acquired modern lifestyles. In a paper published in this month's edition of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) the Horus team describes potential causes that could have led to atherosclerosis in ancient times, the...

2014-07-31 12:29:54

Privately-held Rogne Biosciences plans to develop the first topical biologic, a peptide-based skin treatment for patients with psoriasis, derived from a protein which occurs naturally in the body. PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogne Bioscience, a privately-held biotechnology company based in San Francisco Bay Area, has acquired a licence to anti-inflammatory peptides from Isis Innovation, the University of Oxford's commercialisation company. The potent...

2014-07-24 10:31:21

Northwestern University Intervention strategy helps parents nurture children and reduce inflammation A new Northwestern University study suggests that an intervention focused on strengthening families can reduce inflammation, a chronic over activation of parts of the immune system that is important for long-term health. Children of low socioeconomic status (SES) often experience such inflammation and poorer health at all stages of life than their more advantaged peers -- from lower...

2014-07-17 08:25:12

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company commercializing its CytoSorb® cytokine adsorber in multiple countries worldwide, announced the PDF availability of the first publication describing the use of CytoSorb® intra-operatively during cardiac surgery at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Hospital - Grosshadern Campus, in Germany....

2014-07-16 08:28:17

PORTLAND, Ore., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis--an autoimmune disease that appears on the skin, affecting 7.5 million Americans--and psoriatic arthritis--an inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons, occurring in up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis. Learn more about the NPF research...


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