inflammation

Sadness-induced inflammation linked to comorbid diseases

Posted in Science on 21st Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Feeling sad can increase levels of inflammatory proteins in the blood that are linked to increased risk heart disease, stroke and metabolic syndrome, according to a study.

Inflammation, not telomere length, predicts healthy longevity of centenarians

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

To live past 100 you must keep inflammation down.

An anti-inflammatory 'smart drug' that activates only in high-inflammation areas

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

An important solution for immunosuppressed patients, older patients, and those undergoing chemotherapy.

'Marvel molecule' could enable treatments for inflammatory diseases

Posted in Medicine on 19th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

It is hoped the molecule will lead to more effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease, to rheumatoid arthritis and motor neuron disease.

Anti-inflammatory drugs could fight depression

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists to launch m study that explores links between immune disorders and mental illness, and could lead to new treatments