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2014-03-05 12:22:57

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels), brought on by infection has recently made headlines in the news. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140305/PH75911LOGO ) "Important clinical aspects of this condition are being overlooked," says Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, magnesium expert and Medical Advisory Board member of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association (www.nutritionalmagnesium.org). "When a person has...

2014-03-05 10:59:39

Many breast cancer survivors experience fatigue and other debilitating symptoms that persist months to years after their course of treatment has ended. Now researchers at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have found clues that may explain how these symptoms can linger. Chemotherapy, one of the major treatments for breast cancer, can leave a long-lasting epigenetic imprint in the DNA of breast cancer patients’ blood cells. That imprint is associated with biological signs of...

2014-03-05 08:30:42

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunexpress Group (Immunexpress) and Debiopharm Diagnostics SA (Debiopharm), today announced the securing of six million U.S. dollars from a financing round, led by Debiopharm. The funding will be used to advance development of the Immunexpress SeptiCyte(R) technology and bring one of the company's late-stage sepsis diagnostic products through to market. Immunexpress is a molecular diagnostic company...

2014-03-04 15:59:24

There have been great expectations regarding the production of a drug to block the enzyme LTA4 hydrolase, which plays a key role in the body's inflammatory response. However, in clinical trials, such molecules have proven to be only moderately effective. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have successfully refined their understanding of why previous substances have been less effective – and in so doing have produced a molecule that gets around the problem. Consequently, there is once...

2014-03-03 23:26:28

New research proves Advantage Pain Relief by Total Health is the first all natural, aloe based pain relief cream proven to effectively reduce back pain, tennis elbow and sore muscles. Kinnelon, NJ (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Pain is proven to be the bodies most complex condition because it varies in individuals and is difficult to define. This is one of the reasons experts have had a hard time finding a solution to even the most common pain problems. For generations, alternative remedies and...

2014-02-28 23:01:28

In an effort to provide their patients with the latest products and procedures, MedCenter TMJ is now offering Traumeel for pain management and inflammation. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 MedCenter TMJ and its lead physician Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine have added another item to their list of recommended products. They are now using Traumeel, an anti-inflammatory treatment, in their practice and recommending the product to all patients that are suffering from muscular pain and...

2014-02-28 13:40:24

University of Bonn: Skin inflammation following UV irradiation promotes cancer cell spread along blood vessels Melanoma is particularly dangerous because it can form metastases in vital organs such as the lungs, liver or brain. UV radiation is considered to be the most significant triggering factor. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University Hospital and the LIMES Institute of the University of Bonn has now discovered that sunburns contribute to the development of this...

2014-02-28 08:25:18

SAN DIEGO and PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abide Therapeutics today announced it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Celgene Corporation to discover and develop new drugs in inflammation and immunology. Abide has pioneered innovative technologies to selectively target serine hydrolases, one of the largest enzyme families involved in regulating human physiology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130502/LA06084LOGO) Under the terms of the...

2014-02-27 23:34:46

Cancer prevention awareness and one’s cannabinoid system are the focus of this month’s health update from Publius and The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids (2011). February's highlighted message on the Bryan William Brickner Blog involves inflammation, the novel cannabinoid receptor GPR55, and their connection to apoptosis, programmed cancer cell death. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 “Turning cancer cells off (apoptosis) involves the cannabinoid...

2014-02-27 19:05:09

Cognitive decline that often accompanies obesity and diabetes can be reversed with regular exercise or surgical removal of belly fat, scientists report. A drug already used to treat rheumatoid arthritis also helps obese/diabetic adult mice regain their ability to learn and comprehend, while transplanting belly fat to a normal mouse reduces those abilities, said Dr. Alexis M. Stranahan, neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. Studies in humans and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.