Navigation Links
Study further defines potential role of fish-based fatty acids in resolving, preventing asthma
Date:6/23/2008

WHAT: In an ongoing effort to determine the anti-inflammatory value of diets rich in some types of fish, scientists studying asthma and allergic reactions have found that a molecule produced by the body from omega-3 fatty acids helps resolve and prevent respiratory distress in laboratory mice. The research, supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, was led by a research team at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Resolvin E1 (RvE1) is a metabolic product of an omega-3 fatty acid found in cold-water fish such as salmon, mackerel and anchovies. It is made by the body in response to the onset of inflammation. This study identified RvE1 as having a key role in both dampening the development of airway inflammation and promoting its resolution in mice, in part by dampening innate immune signals that trigger inflammation. Other studies have indicated that increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids are associated with lower asthma prevalence in people, but the mechanisms to support that observation are poorly understood. This study provides scientists an opportunity to focus on the role of RvE1 as a potential therapeutic candidate.


'/>"/>

Contact: NIAID Office of Communications
niaidnews@niaid.nih.gov
301-402-1663
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
3. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
4. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
5. Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
6. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
7. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
8. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
9. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
10. Pitt study finds inequality in tobacco advertising
11. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) wants ... “Live Fearless.” , The “Faces of Fearless” campaign ... how they or someone they know has faced a challenge, ... moment. By telling these types of stories through livefearlessmn.com, participants ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... filed after Fresenius Medical Care recalled its GranuFlo ... the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, ... an Order dated January 20th, the Court has remanded ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... American College of Sports Medicine flagship journal Medicine ... supplementation with L-Citrulline before exercise may help reduce ... strenuous exercise. 1 , Participants in the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Payday lending practices ... communities and cause financial distress to the states that ... at Howard University’s Center on Race and Wealth. , ... economic activity, payday loans at the same time substantially ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Lower-Auto-Insurance.com has released a new blog post ... car for reducing the costs of an auto insurance policy ... able to get lower prices for their vehicle insurance policies. The ... in determining policy costs. Because of this, drivers should always ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Driving Safe And Other Factors That Make Auto Insurance Affordable! 2
... Southwestern Medical Center maternal-fetal specialists have confirmed a potential ... risk for hepatitis B, a health problem that affects ... vaccination schedule for high-risk pregnant women was found effective ... Obstetrics & Gynecology . While the normal three-shot ...
... , MONDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- Certain groups ... poorer outcomes and higher death rates than those treated ... study. Nearly five million people live in U.S. ... Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according ...
... childhood cancer survivors found that the first cancer is ... forms of the disease for about 10 percent of ... in the federally funded Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS). ... reported that 1,382, or 9.6 percent, of survivors developed ...
... 27 (HealthDay News) -- Uncovering some science behind the type ... and Canadian researchers reports that a woman can tell whether ... face when she is ovulating. Women also appear to ... they start to harbor romantic notions or mating aspirations, the ...
... Scientists have long known that, to form tissue structures ... the other cells, matrix, and signals in their environment. But ... to distinguish between normal and pathological behaviors. A team of ... to evaluate human stem cells using cell micropatterning a ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- ... both by violent media content and greater evening use of ... Reviewing parent surveys and media diaries from 617 preschoolers, Seattle ... was linked to a significant jump in sleep problems, as ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Stepped-up vaccine series for hepatitis B is effective during pregnancy 2Health News:Childhood cancer survivors are at high risk for multiple tumors as they age 2Health News:Childhood cancer survivors are at high risk for multiple tumors as they age 3Health News:Does Ovulation Boost a Woman's 'Gaydar'? 2Health News:Tiny cell patterns reveal the progression of development and disease 2Health News:Tiny cell patterns reveal the progression of development and disease 3Health News:Content, Timing of TV Can Take Toll on Kids' Sleep 2Health News:Content, Timing of TV Can Take Toll on Kids' Sleep 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... Calif. , Jan. 22, 2015  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ... full year 2014 financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, after ... followed by a conference call with the investment community at 2 ... Robert A. Bradway , chairman and chief executive officer, and other ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015 Increasing sophistication among ... consolidation of localization purchasing in 2015, says Moravia ... to a recent study by market research firm Common ... single-source solution for their translation and localization needs. "From ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w25xpc/allergy ) has announced the addition ... & by End User - Global Forecast to 2019" ... diagnostics market is valued at $1,228.58 million in 2014 and ... reach $2,230.72 million by 2019. Allergy diagnostics is used to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen Announces Webcast of 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results 2Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2Global Allergy Diagnostics (Immunoassay Analyzer, Luminometer, Assay Kit, Consumables) Market - Forecast to 2019 2Global Allergy Diagnostics (Immunoassay Analyzer, Luminometer, Assay Kit, Consumables) Market - Forecast to 2019 3
... Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN ) ... second quarter ending February 28, 2010 , before the market ... is scheduled for Wednesday, March 24, 2010 , at ... Officer, and Christopher M. Hix , Vice President and Chief ...
... March 10 CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.0875 per share on ... ... ... ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Robbins & Myers to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 2CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend 2
Double ended lasik spatula with flattened tip for lifting and smoothing the corneal flap. The sharp tip is useful to outline a previous flap in preparation for retreatment....
Delicate membrane spatula with serrated rake tip. 20 gauge shaft with balanced titanium handle. Dark finish for reduced glare....
Wedge-shaped chopper designed to allow nucleus chopping in three directions, tip length 1.25 mm. Rounded tip highly polished to protect the posterior capsule. 0.5 mm spatula end is used to manipulate...
11 mm angled tip with gently curved blade. Flat serrated handle with polished finish....
Medicine Products: