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.

Low-carb diet reduces inflammation in diabetics

A new study has revealed that a low-carbohydrate diet reduces inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to heart disease, inflammation risk in elderly

A new study has found that older individuals who are vitamin D deficient also tend to have compromised immune function.

Acupuncture holds promise for treating sepsis

New research has shown relation between acupuncture use and physical processes that could alleviate sepsis - a condition that often develops in hospital ICU`s, springs from infection and inflammation.

Yoga reduces fatigue and inflammation in breast cancer survivors

A new study has revealed that practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer patients.

Top 5 health benefits of fish oil (Omega-3 fatty acids)

Omega-3 fatty acids are a vital nutrient important for our body. Intake of omega-3 fatty acids is essential as the human body cannot produce them and so one needs to get it from outside food that we consume.

Immune cells could mend broken hearts

A new research has revealed that immune system plays an important role in the heart`s response to injury, suggesting that embryonic macrophages in the heart promote healing after injury.

Fibre rich diet may ward off asthma

A new study has revealed that eating a diet rich in fibre can protect against allergic asthma by triggering changes in the immune system.

Five foods arthritis sufferers should eat!

There is no special diet or food that can cure arthritis, but studies suggest adding or avoiding certain foods and supplements may help to lessen pain and inflammation.

How `good cholesterol` can help stop inflammation

A team of researchers has identified a central switch by which High-density lipoprotein (HDL), known colloquially as "good cholesterol", controls the inflammatory response.

Polymer foam could help cure aneurysms

Researchers have developed foam shape memory polymers that could cure Aneurysms.

New breakthrough jab set to ease pain of arthritis sufferers

Researchers have developed a new jab, which when injected once every two weeks into the body, can ease the crippling symptoms of arthritis.

Cranberries help improve heart health, prevent urinary tract infections

A new research has found that cranberries provide unique bioactive compounds that may help reduce the incidence of certain infections, improve heart health and temper inflammation.

Chronic stress` effects can be traced to your genes

A new study has showed that chronic stress alters gene activity in immune cells before they reach the bloodstream.

Low levels of vitamin D raise anemia risk in kids

A new study has revealed that low levels of vitamin D may increase a child`s risk of anemia.

Protein that triggers inflammatory responses in hemorrhage discovered

Researchers have discovered a protein in the human body that is capable of triggering and mediating inflammation in patients suffering from hemorrhage and sepsis.