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Inflammation (INACTIVE)

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  • Study shows genes for inflammation play a role in preterm births

     
    Genes that make both a mother and her fetus more susceptible to inflammation as a result of infections raise the risk of premature delivery, a finding that may help explain why some women give birth prematurely even though they have......
  • FDA panel recommends wider use for cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor

     
    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended today that drug-maker AstraZeneca be allowed to expand the labeling on its cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor to include some people who do not have high cholesterol levels. That could allow as many...
  • Milk thistle shows potential -- documented potential -- in helping cancer patients

     
    Good research on herbs and supplements is hard to come by -- and small wonder. The key ingredients aren't exactly new, being the product of nature rather than hefty research-and-development budgets, and are thus unlikely to yield much in the......
  • To fight inflammation with food

     
    Inflammation -- a ramped-up immune system -- seems to be linked to chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease, and even the very fact of aging. Some foods, it turns out, promote inflammation. Others damp it down. Shara Yurkiewicz,......
  • Gene therapy could make more lungs available for transplants

     
    A new gene therapy procedure to restore function in lungs damaged during harvesting from donors could make more lungs available for transplanting, Canadian researchers said today. Currently, only about 15% of potential donor lungs are actually used...
  • Gene therapy may boost success of lung transplants

    Gene therapy may boost success of lung transplants
    A new gene therapy procedure to restore function in lungs damaged during harvesting from donors could make more of the organs available for transplanting, Canadian researchers reported Wednesday. Currently, only about 15% of potential donor lungs are...
  • Link between diabetes and heart disease scrutinized

    Link between diabetes and heart disease scrutinized
    The link between diabetes and heart disease is well-known -- diabetics are two to four times more likely to have cardiovascular disease than nondiabetics, and two-thirds will die of an early heart attack or stroke. But the link itself is poorly...
  • Where do you stand on the vaccination debate?

     
    Readers come out in droves to debate the vaccinations verses autism controversy...
  • Those with less severe symptoms of celiac disease may be at a higher risk of death

     
    Those who suffer from celiac disease have much to contend with. The immune-related disorder causes digestive symptoms when gluten is eaten, making flour-based foods such as breads and pasta problematic. Eating gluten can injure the surface of the small...
  • To soothe the body

    To soothe the body
    If you want to live longer -- avoid heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer -- then pick and choose your foods with care to quiet down parts of your immune system. That's the principle promoted by the founders and followers of anti-inflammatory...
  • Stay moving, not still

    Stay moving, not still
    You may have heard the advice "If you exercise, you'll live longer." The good news -- or the bad news, if you hate doing anything more active than downloading iTunes -- is that it's true. Research backs this up. A 2007 study in the Journal of the...