Time of day affects test results for asthma, researchers find
Dec 08, 2017
New research presented today (Friday 8th December) at the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting shows the human body clock significantly impacts on sample results used to diagnose and treat asthma when taken at different ...
Study highlights the need for research into prevention of inflammatory bowel disease
Dec 07, 2017
Countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America have seen a rise in incidence of inflammatory bowel disease as they have become increasingly industrialised and westernised, a new study has found.
What is inflammation and how does it cause disease?
Dec 04, 2017
Inflammation has a major impact on our health and quality of life. It's the trigger behind many chronic diseases and a growing burden affecting health care across the globe. But what is inflammation? And what causes it?
Air pollution can increase asthma risk in adults, even at low levels
Nov 24, 2017
Living close to a busy road can be bad for your respiratory health if you are middle aged, new Australian research has found.
Endurance training helpful in recovery from muscle inflammation, new study shows
Nov 08, 2017
Endurance training can actually be helpful in dealing with muscle inflammation, according to a new paper co-written by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska ...
Evidence found of oral bacteria contributing to bowel disorders
Oct 20, 2017 report
(Medical Xpress)—An international team of researchers has found evidence that suggests certain types of oral bacteria may cause or exacerbate bowel disorders. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes ...
Obesity may exacerbate asthma in children
Oct 18, 2017
In a Pediatric Allergy & Immunology study of children hospitalized for asthma, obesity was a risk factor for repeated hospital admissions.
Nutrition can modify age-related inflammation according to expert report
Oct 06, 2017
Ageing is characterised by increased levels of inflammatory markers in the bloodstream, a phenomenon that has been termed "inflammageing." This type of enhanced inflammation tone, also designated as low grade inflammation, ...
New compound discovered in fight against inflammatory disease
Sep 22, 2017
A 10-year study by University of Manchester scientists for a new chemical compound that is able to block a key component in inflammatory illness has ended in success.
Asthma researchers test substance from coralberry leaves
Sep 14, 2017
The coralberry could offer new hope for asthmatics. Researchers at the University of Bonn have extracted an active pharmaceutical ingredient from its leaves to combat asthma, a widespread respiratory disease. In mice, it ...