Inflammation

Inflammation may train skin to heal faster: Study

Inflammation may train skin to heal faster: Study

Inflammatory skin diseases are considered to be the most common problem in dermatology.These diseases come in many forms, from occasional rashes to chronic conditions such as dermatitis.

Oct 19, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

A study has claimed that people who experience a range of positive emotions in their daily lives - from enthusiasm to cheerfulness and calm - may have a lower risk of chronic diseases and premature death.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Perturbed skin microbiome can be contagious: Study

Perturbed skin microbiome can be contagious: Study

Cutaneous leishmaniasis is a tropical disease caused by a parasite and transmitted by the bite of a sand fly.

Jul 01, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Crohn's and colitis: What's the difference? Symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease

Crohn's and colitis: What's the difference? Symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease primarily consists of two long-term disorders that involve inflammation of the gut - ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. 

May 19, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Fighting arthritis: Researchers edit stem cells to fight inflammation

Fighting arthritis: Researchers edit stem cells to fight inflammation

SMART cells, develop into cartilage cells that produce a biologic anti-inflammatory drug that could replace arthritic cartilage and simultaneously protect joints and other tissues from damage that occurs with chronic inflammation.

Apr 28, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Pure maple syrup keeps down chronic inflammation: Study

Pure maple syrup keeps down chronic inflammation: Study

The study by Dr Navindra Seeram at University of Rhode Island in the US revealed the presence of inulin, a type of carbohydrate recently discovered, for the first time in 100 per cent pure maple syrup from Canada.

Apr 06, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Ulcerative colitis: Try these simple natural remedies to treat the disease

Ulcerative colitis: Try these simple natural remedies to treat the disease

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract.

Mar 23, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Suffering from chronic pain? Reading a good book may help ease the pain

Suffering from chronic pain? Reading a good book may help ease the pain

A new study has showed that reading a good book may not only be captivating but may also help people suffering with chronic pain.

Mar 03, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Bone health: Here's why you should be eating anti-inflammatory foods

Bone health: Here's why you should be eating anti-inflammatory foods

New research suggests that regularly eating vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains, could boost bone health and prevent fractures in women.

Jan 27, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Do you know that every meal you consume triggers inflammation? - Read

Do you know that every meal you consume triggers inflammation? - Read

In healthy individuals, short-term inflammatory responses play an important role in sugar uptake and the activation of the immune system.

Jan 22, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Inflammation in the body: Is it good or bad?

Inflammation in the body: Is it good or bad?

Without inflammation, wounds and infections wound become septic and eventually the body would perish.

Jan 16, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Protein drives inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Protein drives inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients

A recent research has found that a certain protein in the body causes inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients which in turn will help avoid trial and error when prescribing medications.

Nov 13, 2016, 16:21 PM IST

How smoking causes inflammation

The cancer-causing effects of smoking have been known for decades, but how smoking is related to immune changes had been previously unclear. 

Nov 01, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Discrimination against obese people may increase health risks

Obese people risk getting diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and other disorders, if they are discriminated in society, finds a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.

Oct 22, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

High body mass index linked to cognitive decline in older adults!

Researchers have found that a higher body mass index can also negatively impact cognitive functioning in older adults.

Oct 18, 2016, 14:57 PM IST

Amylase-trypsin inhibitors: Wheat protein can worsen chronic health conditions!

The amylase-trypsin inhibitors (ATIs) protein can worsen the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, asthma, lupus and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as well as inflammatory bowel disease.

Oct 17, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

Crohn's disease: Who gets it? Symptoms, causes, complications, treatment!

Over time, Crohn's can result in other complications such as anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, inflammation of the eye.

Oct 12, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

Fatty diet may increase risk of intestinal tumour

 Specific types of high-fat diets -- based on corn or coconut oils like those found in certain salad dressings and ice cream -- may increase risk of tumour formation in intestinal cancer, finds a study.

Sep 30, 2016, 00:53 AM IST

Nanoparticle injections hold hope for osteoarthritis patients

US researchers have designed a peptide-based nanoparticle, which when injected into an injured joint will not only suppress the inflammation immediately but also reduce the destruction of cartilage, thus lowering the risk for osteoarthritis.

Sep 28, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

Pac-Man like protein eats dead cells, helps prevent cancer

Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK discovered the Rac1 protein switches cell function and causes cells to respond to 'eat me' signals omitted from their dying neighbouring cells and clears them away efficiently to minimise damaging inflammation.

Sep 13, 2016, 15:57 PM IST