Inflammatory diseases

Scientists make fundamental discovery on how to tackle allergies

Scientists made the discovery by studying how the immune system in mice fights off parasitic worms.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Here comes an easy way to battle asthma, allergies

Once ingested, the omega 3 fatty acids convert to special pro-resolving mediators that halt inflammation without suppressing the immune system

Feb 10, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Consuming red wine, grapes can reduce asthma to considerable level: Experts

Consuming red wine and grapes can help to reduce inflammatory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) and middle ear infection (otitis media) and asthma, as per a recent study.

Sep 30, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

Soon, anti-inflammatory drug from maple syrup

A team of researchers has identified a molecule with anti-inflammatory properties in maple syrup.

Dec 23, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Marijuana may help in organ transplant

In situations where transplanted organs may not be a perfect match, marijuana may be used to delay rejection of an incompatible organ, new research has found.

Sep 02, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

New marvel molecule can 'improve treatments' for inflammatory diseases

 A team of scientists has uncovered a marvel molecule that fights one of the main causes of inflammatory diseases and can be the key to improved treatments for diseases like Alzheimer's, arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

Feb 17, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Feijoas, blackberries offer new hope for inflammatory ailments: Study

 Two common fruits could provide a breakthrough in treating inflammatory diseases, particularly in the bowel, according to New Zealand research released Tuesday.

Jan 06, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Way to treat rare Kawasaki disease found

There is good news for those seeking a cure to the Kawasaki Disease (KD) - a rare childhood affliction that involves inflammation of the blood vessels.

Dec 27, 2013, 19:03 PM IST

`Vitamin D may not protect against cancer, diabetes and dementia`

Researchers have cast doubt on vitamin D`s ability to offer us protection against diseases like cancer, diabetes and dementia.

Dec 07, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

Discovery sheds new light on early onset inflammatory disease

A `constant cloud` of potent inflammatory molecules surrounding the cells responsible for diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, has been discovered.

Jul 05, 2012, 12:45 PM IST

Defective gene behind rheumatoid arthritis identified

A cell-specific defect in the expression of the A20 gene could contribute to the development of rheumatoid arthritis.

Aug 17, 2011, 13:52 PM IST

Anger causes inflammatory diseases

Inflammation is a process by which the body`s white blood cells protect us from infection.

Apr 18, 2011, 11:40 AM IST

Anger causes inflammatory diseases

Inflammation is a process by which the body`s white blood cells protect us from infection.

Apr 18, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Get angry easily? Beware of inflammatory diseases

Those who become angry or anxious easily are more prone to inflammatory diseases like cardiovascular ailments than others, says a new study.

Feb 18, 2011, 18:40 PM IST

Get angry easily? Beware of inflammatory diseases

Those who become angry or anxious easily are more prone to inflammatory diseases like cardiovascular ailments than others, says a new study.

Feb 18, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Maternal obesity makes kids prone to inflammatory diseases

Planning to start a family?
First lose your weight as a new research found that maternal
obesity puts a load on her offspring that lasts a lifetime.

Feb 11, 2010, 14:12 PM IST

Maternal obesity makes kids prone to inflammatory diseases

Planning to start a family?
First lose your weight as a new research found that maternal
obesity puts a load on her offspring that lasts a lifetime.

Feb 11, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

New discovery may lead to improved asthma drugs

An international team of researchers have made a novel discovery that might open avenues for developing new treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases like psoriasis and asthma.

Nov 18, 2009, 15:14 PM IST

New discovery may lead to improved asthma drugs

An international team of researchers have made a novel discovery that might open avenues for developing new treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases like psoriasis and asthma.

Nov 18, 2009, 00:00 AM IST

Inflammatory diseases linked to increased cardiovascular risk

Patients with two serious autoimmune disorders that cause mascular inflammation-Polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM) - are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a group of Montreal researchers.

Sep 02, 2009, 11:34 AM IST