New 'smart' drug to reduce inflammation developed

Researchers have developed a "smart" drug that targets inflammation in a site-specific manner and could enhance the body's natural ability to fight infection and reduce side effects.

Immune system regulates sensitivity to bitter taste

New research reveals that an immune system regulatory protein that promotes inflammation also helps regulate sensitivity to bitter taste.

Leading doctors call for radical rethink on 'silent killer' sepsis

Leading doctors have warned that sepsis deaths will not be curbed without radical rethink of research strategy.

Sweet nanoparticles to target stroke

Materials resulting from chemical bonding of a sugar with a kind of nanoparticle may help reduce cell damage and inflammation occurring after stroke, scientists say.

Changing stem cell structure can tackle obesity

Slight regulation in the length of primary cilia -- small hair-like projections found on most cells -- can prevent the production of fat cells from human stem cells taken from an adult bone marrow, reveals new research.

Even bacteria's DNA can affect your offspring

 The bacteria living inside your body can influence certain traits such as behaviour and weight and researchers have now found that these traits can pass from mother to offspring through bacterial DNA.

Link between inflammation and type 2 diabetes identified

A team of researchers has identified the link between inflammation and type 2 diabetes.

New target identified that can lead to potential therapies for Asthma

Scientists recently identified molecular target that could lead to potential therapies for Asthma.

Indian-origin scientist develops new way to treat osteoarthritis

Indian-origin researcher Tina Chowdhury from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and her team have developed a new "microcapsule" treatment delivery that can reduce inflammation in cartilage affected by osteoarthritis and reverse damage to tissue.

Why red meat causes cancer revealed

 A new study has examined that Neu5Gc, a non-human sugar found in red meat, promotes inflammation and cancer progression in rodents.

Striker with defibrillator makes German history
Striker with defibrillator makes German history

Striker Daniel Engelbrecht has made history by becoming the first player in German professional football to play with a defibrillator after he nearly died from an inflammation of the heart.

Two new compounds that can help decrease inflammation discovered

A new study has discovered two compounds that could help in reducing inflammation associated with diseases such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

Scientists find missing link between Vitamin D, prostate cancer

A new research has revealed about the missing link between Vitamin D and prostate cancer, suggesting that Vitamin D suppresses inflammation, which is a bad actor potentially driving prostate cancer.

People with stress-related inflammation likelier to suffer from depression

A new study has indicated that stress- related inflammation might lead to an increase in the risk of depression.

Jeremy Menez doubt for AC Milan
Jeremy Menez doubt for AC Milan

French forward Jeremy Menez remains a doubt for AC Milan against Chievo on Saturday after being diagnosed with knee tendon inflammation, said the club.

Drug shows first potential treatment for common anaemia

An experimental drug designed to help regulate the blood's iron supply shows promise as a viable first treatment for anaemia of inflammation.

Scientists explain how fever originated

Scientists have discovered the reason behind one of the most common medical signs characterized by rise in body temperature, fever.

New study discovers aspirin`s double effect

A new study has revealed that aspirin has a second effect, as it not only prevents inflammation and pain, but also hastens the end of inflammation.

How immune system triggers psychological disorders

People with high levels of "inflammatory marker" proteins released into the blood in response to infection are at greater risk of developing depression and psychosis, says a study.

Potential asthma treatment discovered

Researchers at St. Joseph`s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University have successfully tested an antibody to improve the quality of life for individuals with asthma.