Navigation Links
Plant flavonoid found to reduce inflammatory response in the brain
Date:5/20/2008

Researchers at the University of Illinois report this week that a plant compound found in abundance in celery and green peppers can disrupt a key component of the inflammatory response in the brain. The findings have implications for research on aging and diseases such as Alzheimers and multiple sclerosis.

The study appears this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Inflammation can be a blessing or a blight. It is a critical part of the bodys immune response that in normal circumstances reduces injury and promotes healing. When it goes awry, however, the inflammatory response can lead to serious physical and mental problems.

Inflammation plays a key role in many neurodegenerative diseases and also is implicated in the cognitive and behavioral impairments seen in aging.

The new study looked at luteolin (LOO-tee-OH-lin), a plant flavonoid known to impede the inflammatory response in several types of cells outside the central nervous system. The purpose of the study was to determine if luteolin could also reduce inflammation the brain, said animal sciences professor and principal investigator Rodney Johnson.

One of the questions we were interested in is whether something like luteolin, or other bioactive food components, can be used to mitigate age-associated inflammation and therefore improve cognitive function and avoid some of the cognitive deficits that occur in aging, Johnson said.

The researchers first studied the effect of luteolin on microglia. These brain cells are a key component of the immune defense. When infection occurs anywhere in the body, microglia respond by producing inflammatory cytokines, chemical messengers that act in the brain to orchestrate a whole-body response that helps fight the invading microorganism.

This response is associated with many of the most obvious symptoms of illness: sleepiness, loss of appetite, fever and lethargy, and sometimes a
'/>"/>

Contact: Diana Yates
diya@illinois.edu
217-333-5802
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Study concludes no racial disparities in long-term outcomes in recipients of liver transplants
2. Gypsum Wallboard from CertainTeeds Moundsville, W. Va., Plant and Roofing Shingles among Building Materials Donated to St. Jude Dream Home(R)
3. Depression, PTSD Common Among Lung Transplant Patient Caregivers
4. Depression and PTSD symptoms in caregivers of lung transplant patients
5. Islet Cell Transplants Aid Type 1 Diabetics
6. New Guidelines Issued for Implanted Heart Devices
7. Hidden heart condition increases the risk of death in patients waiting for kidney transplants
8. ISU researcher performs first veterinary corneal implant procedure in US
9. Beyond nutrition -- plants deliver
10. American Transplant Congress 2008
11. Study in mice suggests molecules in plants have beneficial effect on Alzheimers disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Plant flavonoid found to reduce inflammatory response in the brain
(Date:2/26/2015)... 2015 Deep Market Research Report on ... study on the current state of the global ... the Chinese situation. , Major companies included in ... Hu-Friedy, Medisporex, Towne Brothers, Teleflex Medical, Landanger, YDM, ... Equipment, Shuanglu, Changshu Henry Medical Instrument, and Kangqiao ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 2015 “ KnowNote ” was featured on ... latest and coolest mobile applications on the iOS, Android, and ... of NewsWatch, conducted the app review and shared with viewers ... rhythm and in tune. , Learning a musical instrument can ... what if people could take something they already know and ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... Claflin Medical Equipment , a Rhode Island based medical ... based medical equipment distributor, have announced a merger effective ... premier organizations that specialize in equipment and the logistics ... By combining forces, they can now cover the entire ... Claflin will gain even greater reach with their government ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 ... Chairman J. Robert Baum, Ph.D. is stepping down as ... succeeded by Joseph C. Guyaux, senior vice chairman of ... chief executive officer, PNC Mortgage. Additionally, Highmark Health President ... the chairman of the board of directors of Highmark ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Growth in the ... by a EuroMonitor International Report that U.S. men’s ... In response to the robust demand for ... launching a barbering program in partnership with internationally ... Factory” salon. The proprietary curriculum features 10 signature ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Hemostat Industry Data, Size and Growth Report 2015-2020 Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:Global Hemostat Industry Data, Size and Growth Report 2015-2020 Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com 3Health News:A Modern Way to Learn Music was Featured on NewsWatch Television on January 30, 2015 2Health News:Claflin Medical Equipment Announces Merger with Hospital Associates 2Health News:Highmark Health Appoints Joseph C. Guyaux Chairman of the Board of Directors 2Health News:Highmark Health Appoints Joseph C. Guyaux Chairman of the Board of Directors 3Health News:Highmark Health Appoints Joseph C. Guyaux Chairman of the Board of Directors 4Health News:Bellus Academy Partners with Renowned Hairstylist D.J. Muldoon to Launch Signature Barbering Program 2
... ... tidbits people are learning about their ancestors is not just trivia. This information is highly ... understanding their familial and ancestral past. , ... Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2010 -- Noted author Donna Evans Strauss ...
... (Nasdaq: SIAL ) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer under which Sigma-Aldrich will sell approximately 100 Pfizer-developed small ... ... , , ... ...
... 19 year olds and to those currently not in employment in a bid to increase awareness of safety at work. , ... , , ... ... ...
... 15, 2010 The Autism Consortium, an innovative research, ... enhancing clinical care for families with autism spectrum disorders ... study of genetic testing methods for autism spectrum disorders ... early online release in their eFirst pages today and ...
... AllegroMedical.com, ... meaning that just under 13 years, it has served more than a million customers nationwide. ... (Vocus) March 14, 2010 ... website launched in 1997. The first company to sell medical supplies online, it has grown ...
... its kind to date using cardiac computed tomography angiography, ... coronary artery disease are at higher risk of developing ... Henry Ford Hospital researchers say. Researchers analyzed the ... computed tomography angiography and found that those with a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Author Proves What Celebrities are Learning in "Who Do You Think You Are?" is More Important Than They Realize 2Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 2Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 3Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 4Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Reaches Agreement to Sell Pfizer's Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds 5Health News:British Safety Council Offers Free Health and Safety Qualifications 2Health News:Autism Consortium study in Pediatrics shows CMA finds more genetic abnormalities than current tests 2Health News:Autism Consortium study in Pediatrics shows CMA finds more genetic abnormalities than current tests 3Health News:Autism Consortium study in Pediatrics shows CMA finds more genetic abnormalities than current tests 4Health News:Online Medical Supplies Superstore Ships 1 Millionth Order 2Health News:Family history is strong predictor of obstructive coronary artery disease using CCTA 2
(Date:2/26/2015)... February 26, 2015 ABIVAX, a clinical ... vaccines, today announced that it has dosed in ... IIb/III clinical trial of ABX203 which is taking place in ... The study is designed to assess whether ABX203 can deliver ... (CHB) via controlling viral load for a much longer period ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 2015   HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment ... million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, ... for the same period of 2013.  For the fiscal ... a 34% increase compared to revenue of $207.9 million ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 26, 2015  Caris Life Sciences® today announced ... Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Fla. ... the Audio Poster Tour. Both studies utilized Caris ... service. These studies showed that panomic testing can ... carcinomas (RCC), providing insights that may drive selection ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 2ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 3ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 4ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 5HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 2HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 3HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 4HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 5HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 6HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 7HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 8HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 9HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 10HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 11HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 12Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 2Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 3Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 4Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 5
... DATA ), a technology and services company focused ... reported its,operating results for the first quarter of 2008., ... revenue decreased,approximately 41% to $2,088,000 and the Company reported ... both a basic and diluted basis. These,results compared with ...
... data support potential of asenapine in the treatment of ... schizophrenia and bipolar I ... ) today announced that an overview of asenapine clinical trials,from ... of the,American Psychiatric Association in Washington, D.C., May 3-8. Data ...
Cached Medicine Technology:DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 2DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 3DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 4DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 5DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 6DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 7Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 2Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 3Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 4Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 5Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 6Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 7
Self retaining brain retractor....
The Budde Halo brain retractor is designed for use in all intercranial procedures where retraction of delicate brain tissue is required....
Langenbeck periosteal elevators, wide, blade width 11/16" (17 mm), length 7 1/2" (191 mm)....
Cushing periosteal elevators, Gutsch handle, sharp, narrow, blade width 3/16" (5 mm), length 7 5/8" (194 mm)....
Medicine Products: