inflammation

Prenatal inflammation linked to autism risk
Prenatal inflammation linked to autism risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Maternal inflammation during early pregnancy may be related to an increased risk of autism in children, according to new findings supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health. Researchers found this ... Read More »

New insight into coeliac disease
New insight into coeliac disease (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

For the first time, scientists have visualised an interaction between gluten and T-cells of the immune system, providing insight into how coeliac disease, which affects approximately one in 133 people, is triggered. Published in Immunity, the discovery was led by ... Read More »

Rise in maternal sepsis-related mortality
Rise in maternal sepsis-related mortality (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting reports that severity and death rates are increasing in pregnant and postpartum women with sepsis. More than 30 percent of mothers who develop sepsis will experience some type of organ dysfunction. ... Read More »

Walking prevents heart disease and stroke risk factors
Walking prevents heart disease and stroke risk factors (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Daily activities, such as fast walking and jogging, can curb the development of risk factors for heart disease and stroke by as much as 50 per cent, whereas an hour’s daily walk makes little difference, indicates research published in the ... Read More »

Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation?
Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Deakin University researchers are investigating the anti-inflammatory properties of virgin olive oil to see if it as the potential to protect against the inflammation involved in muscle wasting conditions such as muscular dystrophy. The target of their research is oleocanthal, ... Read More »

 
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