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TNF Protein Can Predict GVHD Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients

The outcome of bone marrow transplant could be determined in just one week by measuring levels of a protein called tumor necrosis factor (TNF). // The inflammatory marker can help doctors identify which patients will develop graft vs. host disease (GVHD), the most commonly observed complication following the surgery. ....The early identification of related complication can enable the attending p...

TNF Helps in the Understanding of the Immune System and Development of Drugs against Various Ills

Johns Hopkins researchers studied the activity and the major role played by the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) molecule in the activation of the immune system to combat infections. TNF is a common protein which delivers warning// message to cells in case of an invasion by a bacteria or virus. Then the TNF activates the body's immune system to fight the infection. The researcher said that further stu...

Effects Of Age-related Vascular Diseases Can Be Reduced By Inactivating TNFa

A new study investigating the potential beneficial effects of TNFa inhibition in vascular aging//, "Vasculoprotective effects of anti-TNFa treatment in aging," appears in the January issue of The American Journal of Pathology. ....This study shows hope for significantly reducing vascular aging by inactivating TNFa, which has been linked to blood vessel dysfunction and cell death. ....Age-relate...

Does Anti-TNF Therapy Control Ankylosis ?

Arthritis is a condition resulting from inflammation of joints. It causes swelling and pain resulting in limited movement.// ....Spondylarthritis (SpA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and inflammatory bowel disease are all associated rheumatic diseases collectively known as "spondyloarthropathies".....Aside from chronic inflammation, these conditions are all characterize...
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