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Latest Periodic Fever Syndrome Stories

2012-02-10 18:33:33

A new study shows that Kineret (anakinra), a medication approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, is effective in stopping the progression of organ damage in people with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID).

2011-09-01 16:38:58

Individuals with an autoinflammatory syndrome experience episodes of prolonged fever and inflammation in the absence of infection.

2011-04-11 13:02:53

A preliminary study conducted by a team at the National Institutes of Health has identified a promising new treatment in children for the most common form of a rare disorder.

2011-03-18 14:49:34

An international investigation has uncovered the genetics of the Shar-Pei dog's characteristic wrinkled skin.

2011-01-31 20:44:21

Scientists have discovered that molecules called reactive oxygen species (ROS) produced by the energy factories, or mitochondria, in cells, may play a role in a rare inherited disorder in which uncontrolled inflammation damages the body's tissues.

2009-06-04 07:52:38

Your immune system plays an important function in your health—it protects you against viruses, bacteria, and other toxins that can cause disease.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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