Chronic inflammation

Lupus – Symptoms, causes, reasons why it should be listed with non-communicable diseases

Lupus is not contagious, which means you can't catch the disease from someone or spread to others.

May 10, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Suffering from chronic intestinal disorders? You won't believe what may be responsible!

 According to the study, Bcl-3 develops its effect on intestinal health through interaction with the so-called regulatory T-cells (Tregs).  

Apr 29, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

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

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

Undiagnosed asthma higher among rural girls

 Teenaged girls who live in rural areas are more likely to have undiagnosed asthma than their male counterparts and very often are also at a higher risk of depression, says a study.

Feb 25, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

High milk intake may be associated with more fractures, death rates

A new study has found that contrary to the belief that milk helps reduce the risk of fractures, it actually may be linked to high fracture and mortality rate.

Oct 29, 2014, 10:33 AM IST

Breastfeeding lowers risk of cardiovascular, metabolic diseases in kids

A new study has found that young adults who were breastfed for three months or more as babies have a significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Jul 31, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

Chronic inflammation associated with aggressive prostate cancer

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue has been found to be linked with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.

Apr 19, 2014, 11:24 AM IST

Shiftworkers likelier to have diets that promote chronic inflammation

Researchers have suggested that people who do shiftwork are more likely to have a diet that promotes chronic inflammation.

Feb 16, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

Blocking key molecule key to curb autoimmune disease: Study

Scientists have discovered a key molecule that holds promise for people who suffer from chronic inflammation as their immune systems overreact to `self` tissue.

Feb 11, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

How bacteria can cause diabetes

The connection between fat, bacteria, and diabetes is inflammation, which is the body`s normal reaction to infection or injury.

Nov 03, 2013, 15:38 PM IST

Physically active adults at lower risk of developing esophageal cancer

Physical activity may help reduce risk of esophageal cancer- which is the sixth most common cancer in men worldwide, a new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed.

Oct 20, 2013, 11:10 AM IST

Obesity linked to asthma

Researchers including an Indian have found that genes linked to chronic inflammation in asthma could be more active in obese people.

Jul 19, 2013, 13:44 PM IST

New way to treat chronic inflammation in diseases identified

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism to block inflammation in Alzheimer`s, Atherosclerosis and Type-2 Diabetes, without crippling the immune system.

Jul 02, 2013, 16:47 PM IST

Mindfulness meditation `may help relieve chronic inflammation`

Mindfulness-based stress reduction, originally designed for patients with chronic pain, consists of continuously focusing attention on the breath, bodily sensations and mental content while seated, walking or practicing yoga.

Jan 17, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

Childhood adversity may trigger depression and chronic inflammation

Individuals who suffered from early childhood adversity are likely to have depression alongwith an inflammatory response.

Jul 04, 2012, 12:04 PM IST

How infections in liver and stomach can lead to cancer

Chronic inflammation of liver, colon or stomach, often caused by viral or bacterial infections, is one of the biggest risk factors for cancer in these organs.

Jun 12, 2012, 16:18 PM IST

Gene behind chronic inflammation, aging and cancer identified

Researchers have identified a single gene that simultaneously controls inflammation, accelerated aging and cancer.

May 25, 2012, 12:48 PM IST