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2014-05-28 08:39:41

Friedrich Schiller University Jena Pharmacists develop three new drug candidates against inflammation It is something like the police force of our body: the immune system. It disables intruding pathogens, it dismantles injured tissue and boosts wound healing. In this form of 'self-defense' inflammatory reactions play a decisive role. But sometimes the body's defense mechanism gets out of control and cells or tissues are affected: "Then excessive reactions can occur and illnesses along...

2014-03-25 00:23:18

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rq8jml/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Montelukast Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rq8jml/investigation ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) There are over 30 million people suffering from seasonal asthma of different...

2011-08-26 07:30:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that the most recent published study, regarding two derivatives of Omega-3, D1 from DHA and E1 from EPA, can only suggest a new relationship between "a specific anti-inflammatory diet" and potential benefits in Asthma. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Could a specific anti-inflammatory diet, rich in Omega-3, offer protection against Asthma? According to the newest study, done by Laboratory for Lipid Medicine and Technology, Massachusetts...

2011-08-26 07:30:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that the most recent published study, regarding two derivatives of Omega-3, D1 from DHA and E1 from EPA, can only suggest a new relationship between "a specific anti-inflammatory diet" and potential benefits in Asthma. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Could a specific anti-inflammatory diet, rich in Omega-3, offer protection against Asthma? According to the newest study, done by Laboratory for Lipid Medicine and Technology,...

2011-04-18 13:32:32

Finding marks scientist's second major discovery with therapeutic potential for asthma Michael Croft, Ph.D., a researcher at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, has discovered a molecule's previously unknown role as a major trigger for airway remodeling, which impairs lung function, making the molecule a promising therapeutic target for chronic asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and several other lung conditions. A scientific paper on Dr. Croft's finding was...

2010-09-03 13:03:30

Cigarette smoke shuts off a key enzyme in airways that regulates the body's response to inflammation, according to findings from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published online today at Science Express. The UAB researchers say smoke inhibits the enzyme, called Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase (LTA4H), causing it to fail in its job of shutting down white blood cells following a successful response to inflammation. The team says the research study identified a previously unknown substrate of...

2010-09-03 11:34:34

(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Cigarette smoke shuts off a key enzyme in airways that regulates the body's response to inflammation, according to findings from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The UAB researchers say smoke inhibits the enzyme, called Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase (LTA4H), causing it to fail in its job of shutting down white blood cells following a successful response to inflammation. The team says the research study identified a previously unknown substrate of LTA4H called...

2010-07-19 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- "Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that its FLAP (5-lipoxygenase-activating protein) program, which is partnered with GlaxoSmithKline, has achieved two clinical development milestones." These milestones are related to the successful progression of the program to Phase 2 studies, which explore the use of the Amira discovered FLAP inhibitor in patients suffering from asthma. "These milestones demonstrate the success of our partnership with GSK...


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New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussel, Perna Canalicula
2013-04-21 08:36:56

The New Zealand green-lipped mussel, Perna canalicula known also as the New Zealand mussel, the greenshell mussel, kuku, and kutai, is a bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Mytilidae. This mollusk has great significance as a cultivated species within New Zealand. This mollusk occurs all around New Zealand’s mainland. It’s usually seen below the intertidal zone, but it can be seen in the intertidal zone. It feeds on a variety of phytoplankton. P. canalicula is significant to the...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
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