Study shows how E. coli thrive in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
May 12, 2015
The survival and proliferation of usually harmless Escherichia coli in the gut of inflammatory bowel disease patients may now be better understood, as researchers have defined a fundamental mechanism through which the bacteria ...
Scientists discover asthma's potential root cause and a novel treatment
Apr 22, 2015
Published today in Science Translational Medicine journal, Cardiff University researchers, working in collaboration with scientists at King's College London and the Mayo Clinic (USA), describe the previously unproven role ...
New pathway reveals how immune system is regulated, gives hope for chronic diseases
Apr 20, 2015
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have identified an important new way in which our immune systems are regulated, and hope that understanding it will help tackle the debilitating effects of type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid ...
Inflammatory factor IL-3 may play essential role in development of sepsis
Mar 12, 2015
A new study finds that Interleukin-3 (IL-3), an inflammatory factor most associated with allergic reactions, appears to have an important role in the overwhelming, life-threatening immune reaction called sepsis. In the March ...
Researchers discover molecular trigger of inflammatory bowel disease
Feb 16, 2015
Cells lining the intestinal tract form a critical barrier, protecting our bodies from the billions of bacteria living in the gut. Breaches in this barrier are driven largely by a single signaling molecule called tumor necrosis ...
Anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting revealed
Feb 16, 2015
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, ...
Team uncovers marvel molecule that could lead to treatments for inflammatory diseases
Feb 16, 2015
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a marvel molecule that blocks a key driver of inflammatory diseases. The finding could meet a major unmet clinical need by inspiring new non-invasive treatments for arthritis, ...
New liver cancer target is a protein that accelerates inflammation
Dec 30, 2014
Hepatitis, alcohol consumption, even obesity can produce chronic inflammation in the liver and set the stage for cancer.
New compounds reduce debilitating inflammation
Oct 24, 2014
Six Case Western Reserve scientists are part of an international team that has discovered two compounds that show promise in decreasing inflammation associated with diseases such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and multiple ...
Study finds potential new target to treat asthma attacks brought on by colds
Oct 01, 2014
Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that could explain why the common cold can bring on life-threatening asthma attacks.