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Tag: Inflammation

Eating Yogurt May Help Reduce Chronic Inflammation, Study Says

A study done by a team from the University of Wisconsin at Madison found that consuming yogurt could reduce chronic inflammation. The university recruited premenopausal women for a nine-week experiment.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 15, 2018

Baking Soda May Reduce Inflammation Of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Other Health Benefits Of This Kitchen Staple

Drinking a solution of baking soda may help reduce the inflammation of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Sodium bicarbonate can also help people suffering from chronic kidney disease, itchy skin, sunburns, and cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

Pregnant Woman's Immune Response Shaped By Baby’s Sex: Study

According to a study by Ohio State University researchers, the bodies of pregnant women react differently when carrying a male and when carrying a female fetus. The study says high inflammation was noticeable in the pregnant woman who was carrying the female fetus.

Public Health February 13, 2017

Omega-3s Can Reduce Childhood Asthma Risk: Study

A new study from the University of Waterloo shows that taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can slash the risk of childhood asthma by almost one-third.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2017

This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases With Just One Puff From A Patient

Diagnosing illnesses can sometimes take a lot of time and money. But a new type of breathalyzer, developed by researchers in Israel, can now determine a person's illness simply by getting a quick read of their breath.

Biotech December 29, 2016

Is Inflammation Causing Period Pain, Mood Changes And Bloating?

Every month, millions of women across the world suffer from premenstrual symptoms such as cramps, mood changes and bloating. A new research suggested that chronic inflammation may be to blame for the condition.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 28, 2016

New Blood Test To Help Doctors Pick Best Treatment For Patients With Depression

Doctors can now tailor the type of antidepressant treatment they prescribe their patients to produce better outcomes through the use of a newly developed blood test. This new diagnostic focuses on identifying inflammation markers in patients' blood.

Medicine June 8, 2016

Low Zinc Levels May Promote Chronic Inflammation In HIV-Positive Individuals

There’s a lot more to learn about treating HIV. For now, researchers are exploring the connection between zinc and inflammation in HIV-positive individuals to aid in coming up with better therapies for the disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2016

New Study Links Asthma To Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Excess Weight

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and obesity may be more complex than we thought. A new study has revealed that these two may be related to an increased asthma risk.

Life April 4, 2016

Vegetarian Diet May Alter Human DNA, Raising Cancer, Heart Disease Risks

Long-term vegetarianism can lead to a gene mutation that can make someone more prone to inflammation and therefore maintain a higher risk of heart disease, colorectal cancer and other inflammatory conditions.

Life March 31, 2016

Brushing Teeth Regularly May Slow Down Progression Of Alzheimer's Disease

UK researchers have found that periodontitis or gum disease sped up cognitive decline by six times in people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Gum bacteria have been previously linked to decreased cognitive states and inflammation.

Life March 11, 2016

Clearing Out Body's Zombie Cells Can Help Extend Life By Up to 35 Percent Without Adverse Effects

Clearing out senescent cells that accumulate in the body with aging has extended lifespan, as shown in an animal study. The findings could lead to new anti-aging treatments and ways to reduce risks for age-related diseases.

Life February 4, 2016

New Blood Test Can Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis 16 Years Early

Oxford researchers created a blood test that can predict the chance of developing rheumatoid arthritis up to 16 years before it appears. Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, debilitating condition affecting the joints.

Life December 12, 2015

Loneliness Sets Off Cellular Changes That Cause Illness And Early Death

For the first time, researchers found that loneliness causes biological changes in the body that make people sick. Loneliness affects white blood cell production, causes high levels of inflammation and decreases the body’s ability to fight off sickness.

Life November 25, 2015

Air Pollution Can Aggravate Rheumatoid Arthritis But Exercise, Lifestyle Changes Can Relieve Symptoms

A study conducted by All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) found rheumatoid arthritis worsens when there is an increase of pollutants in the air. Patients are encouraged to take a regular exercise routine to loosen stiff joints.

Life October 12, 2015

Can Treating Brain Inflammation Help Alleviate Depression? Study Finds Link Between The Two

Finding of brain inflammation link to depression could lead to new treatments, researchers say. Inflammation linked to symptoms of low mood, sleep loss.

Life January 29, 2015

Forever Young? Nah, but Mediterranean Diet Slows Down Aging Process

Those who want to live longer and shun age-related diseases may turn to Mediterranean diet. Experts found evidence that adherence to the regimen is associated with a biomarker of longevity.

Life December 5, 2014

Ibuprofen makes lungs younger, may boost immune system (at least in mice for now)

Popping an ibuprofen eases fevers but research on mice also shows the drug's ability to curb inflammation. The discovery offers the possibility of assisting tuberculosis treatment in humans.

Life October 5, 2014

Progression of Parkinson's slowed by new drug therapy

A study conducted at Emory shows that XPro1595 slows the advancing of Parkinson's disease in rats, when administered subcutaneously.

Life July 26, 2014

The power of the mind: Expectation of harm linked to airway inflammation in asthmatics

A study found that asthmatics who expected a harmless odor to be harmful exhibited more airway inflammation than those that believed the odor to be therapeutic.

Life July 23, 2014

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