Endometriosis raises endometrial cancer risk and is also a possible risk factor for ovarian cancer. There are currently no screening programs available for ovarian or endometrial cancers, and one reason for this is due to their low incidences. Current testing… Read More
Hepatitis liver inflammation may be reduced by specific immune cells. A new study from Belgium researchers reports that a specific immune cell type in the liver can dampen the immune response, reduce inflammation, and protect against liver damage.
Researchers at… Read More
Inflammatory bowel disease-related colorectal cancer risk is raised by chronic inflammation and immunosuppressive therapy. The review was conducted by Dr. Laurent Beaugerie from Hôpital Saint-Antoine in Paris and Dr. Steven H. Itzkowitz from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.… Read More
A new study reveals that the consumption of emulsifiers – those are additives widely used in the production of processed foods – actually promotes inflammation in the bowel, not to mention a cluster of obesity-related diseases better known as metabolic… Read More
Nasal polyps can result from chronic inflammation due to asthma, infection and allergies. Nasal polyps are soft, non-cancerous, painless growths that line the inside of the nose. They hang from the inside of the nose like teardrops and can be… Read More
When someone has a gout, a painful form of arthritis, along with what is referred to as tophi, or uric acid crystal deposits, researchers say they could be at risk of getting heart disease, too.
Gout has been described as… Read More
Chronic low inflammation prompted by high cholesterol levels has been linked to tendon abnormalities and pain. Tendons are what connect muscles and bones within the body. Stress is put onto tendons from obesity, fat distribution and overuse, either through exercise… Read More
Inflammation is the body’s way of protecting itself from harm, but it typically gets a bad reputation. Although inflammation can be a shield, it can harm our health as well. When inflammation lasts for months or even years, it becomes… Read More
Most of us are probably familiar with the inevitable swelling that comes after stubbing a toe, or the hot, puffy patch of skin that made contact with a hot pot, or the red, sore, and tender muscle aches that follow… Read More