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2014-04-18 13:44:32

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. An analysis of prostate tissue biopsies collected from some participants of the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention...

2014-04-18 12:07:29

Children in Mali (and many other regions where malaria is common) are infected with malaria parasites more than 100 times a year, but they get sick with malaria fever only a few times. To understand how the immune system manages to prevent malaria fever in most cases, Peter Crompton, from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and colleagues in the US and in Mali, analyzed immune cells from healthy children before the malaria season and from the same children after...

2014-04-18 10:09:07

New insight has the potential to improve treatment for the condition In a review published in the April issue of Immunity, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it's time to take a fresh look at the medical community's approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, including more than 200,000 Americans. Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to fight an injury or infection trigger inflammation...

2014-04-17 09:49:59

Six months off may not be long enough for the brains of football players to completely heal after a single season, putting them at even greater risk of head injury the next season. "I don't want to be an alarmist, but this is something to be concerned about," said Jeffrey J. Bazarian, M.D., associate professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and lead author of the study, published in PLOS ONE. "At this point we don't know the...

2014-04-17 09:48:21

Findings may advance efforts to better manage the infection A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in individual patients. A report on the work appears online April 16 in PLOS One. "Physicians have recognized for many years that Lyme disease is not a uniform disease process and...

2014-04-13 23:00:50

A new video review from Health News Wires details the health benefits of the best omega-3 supplement. The video also reveals what to consider when selecting the best omega-3 supplement to reduce the harmful effects of inflammation, joint pain, and high cholesterol levels. Boston, Ma (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 A new video report from the health experts at HealthNewsWires.com reviews the most important health benefits of the best omega-3 supplements. The video outlines the many health...

2014-04-12 23:02:07

Topical pain relief creams such as Lidocream, Ketocream, Indocream, and Gabacream are introduced and described. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Well-known compounding pharmacist and entrepreneur in Beverly Hills, Dr. Hootan Melamed, has introduced a range of proven and effective formulated creams that are designed to provide relief from inflammation and pain. In many cases, mass produced medications may not be able to provide adequate relief or may cause side effects in certain...

2014-04-09 08:29:01

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that the results of the 20 weeks extension of the Ampion(TM) SPRING study will be presented by Dr. Nathan Wei, MD of the Arthritis Treatment Center Frederick, MD at the Western Orthopedic Association Conference in July 2014. http://www.woa-assn.org/. This 20-week extension of a multicenter, randomized, vehicle-controlled, double-blind study (NCT01839331) evaluated the safety...

2014-04-04 23:23:30

Health Nutrition News has released a new video reviewing what ingredients the best supplements for joint pain and inflammation have and why to look for one containing a specific natural antioxidant. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 HealthNutritionNews.org knows many people are suffering from either a mildly irritating or even debilitating joint pain. In many cases individuals only experience a minor flare up but other sufferers have symptoms that last a few weeks or even a month to...

2014-04-04 12:20:22

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, in collaboration with Osaka City University and Kansai University of Welfare Sciences, have used functional PET imaging to show that levels of neuroinflammation, or inflammation of the nervous system, are higher in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome than in healthy people. Chronic fatigue syndrome, which is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, is a debilitating condition characterized by chronic, profound, and disabling...