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In lupus, white blood cells lose their ability to regulate inflammation and regulating cells then cause damage. The mitochondria – a cell’s powerhouse – were studied to determine how they may lead to lupus-like inflammation. Certain white blood cells in lupus… Read More
We encounter stress on a daily basis, when we are stuck in traffic or waiting in the long lineup at the grocery store, for example. Stress can vary greatly from mild to severe and chronic. Numerous studies have shown the… Read More
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month 2016, which touches upon topics like traumatic brain injury, concussion, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a rising problem among seniors, so it’s important to prevent TBI as much as possible.… Read More
What we eat plays a large role in how we feel – joint pain included. Food is intended to fuel us, provide us with nutrients, and, most of all, make us feel good. But sadly, eating the wrong foods can… Read More
Lupus patients face anemia risk from inflammation, iron deficiency, and renal insufficiency. Anemia is a common occurrence in lupus patients, affecting nearly 50 percent of them. There are many reasons why lupus patients are at a greater risk for anemia,… Read More
High cholesterol is well-known as a significant risk for heart disease. New research shows keeping cholesterol in a healthy range and boosting good cholesterol will help fight inflammation and thereby reduce joint pain and stiffness. Could get you out walking… Read More
The most common form of heart valve disease, aortic stenosis, may be linked to inflammation and, according to an extensive study, family history doubles the risk of the disease.
Research outlined in the journal Circulation demonstrates that certain pathways of… Read More
Inflammation triggers colon cancer cells to spread to other organs, according to Arizona State University research led by Raymond DuBois. The findings will help create more targeted drugs in order to prevent and treat colon cancer.
DuBois said, “We’ve long… Read More
Ankylosing spondylitis, a type of inflammatory arthritis, could be intensified by physically demanding work due to an increase in inflammation, according to research presented at the American College of Rheumatology.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory arthritis that comes with… Read More
Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients suffer from infection and inflammation, but exercise has been shown to help enhance quality of life. There are numerous benefits from exercise for overall good health, but more so for those with cystic fibrosis.
Cystic fibrosis… Read More
Chickenpox and shingles vaccine have been linked with a rare eye inflammation affecting the cornea. Although cases are small, the association still remains.
“Keratitis, or inflammation of the clear layer on the front of the eye, is a vision issue… Read More
Genetic data now suggests that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis is a continuum or progression of disorders influenced by the location of inflammation in the gut.
About 1.4 million Americans have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Diagnosis could be oversimplified… Read More
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