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A common denominator of inflammations and fatty liver

Many cancer patients lose a lot of weight during their disease: Fat and muscle mass are reduced, free fatty acids accumulate in the liver, and this eventually leads to fatty liver in affected patients. What is called tumor cachexia appears to be caused by signals emitted by the tumor itself. Despi...

Research Shows Carbon Monoxide Prevents Inflammations

Researchers from the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center had presented new findings// on the properties of the gas carbon monoxide that can cure inflammations in patients who had undergone organ transplants, strokes, or heart attacks. In a recent study the scientists had found that in...

New Topical Painkiller Relieves Severe Pain in Minutes

...n a large variety of clinical pain syndromes effectively, including tension and migraine headaches, both osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, various nerve inflammations including herpes zoster (shingles), and has been found to be effective in almost every type of peripheral pain including muscle and joint pain of almo...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Obtains SFDA Approval for Policresulen Vaginal Suppositories

...ulen vaginal suppositories. Policresulen vaginal suppositories are indicated for the treatment of cervical erosion, cervicitis, various vaginal inflammations resulting from bacteria, trichomoniasis or candidiasis, and for pressure ulcers due to vaginal pessary. The active ingredient in Policresulen vaginal ...

TECNIMED Picks Up Frost & Sullivan Award for its Innovative THERMOFOCUS

..., room windows, among other things. The device can be used to scan the temperature of a certain area of the skin, allowing the detection of anomalies, inflammations and blood circulation problems. The new versions of THERMOFOCUS have two patented systems to stabilize to the room temperature; one, the Automat...

A major step toward a more targeted treatment for auto-immune diseases?

...suffering from auto-immune diseases. Discovering the cause of these chronic inflammations is a first important step in the search for targeted medicines. VIB researc...n the authoritative journal Nature Immunology. Raging out of control? inflammations are our normal protective reactions against infections − they arise t...

Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs

... Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden believe that their work will facilitate the development of new and better therapeutics against inflammations in the pulmonary tract. Asthma attacks are caused by a severe inflammatory reaction in the airways, a reaction that is largely due to...

Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

...ing her brain. Michelle is very ill. In addition to her autism she suffers from inflammatory bowel disease, a seizure disorder and chronic eye inflammations that have left her 90 percent blind. She was pushed into the courtroom in a wheelchair because arthritis has left her unsteady on her feet, her mother...

Understanding Why C. Difficile Causes Disease -- It's Hungry

...ced such as when people take antibiotics or other antimicrobial drugs. Then, C. difficile can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammations of the colon. In 2002 a new, more virulent strain began appearing in hospitals in the United States and Canada. Recently, this strain was shown t...

Inflammatory Myopathy may Indicate Intolerance to Gluten

...chers investigate the relationship between myopathy and intolerance to gluten.// Inflammatory myopathies are immunological diseases that lead to inflammations in muscular tissue. Coeliac disease is occasionally reported in patients with inflammatory myopathies. Inflammatory myopathies are inflammatory ...
Inflammations in Medical Technology

Cystic Fibrosis - Orphan Drug Designation for Innovative Treatment Against Lung Infections by Axentis Pharma AG

...or the high mortality rate amongst patients. Such complications often involve infection of the bronchi by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Chronic inflammations then cause lung functions to become blocked. As well as the breakdown of lung tissue, this also leads to bronchiectasis and lung failure. For ...

Cystic Fibrosis Axentis Pharma Initiates Clinical Trial for Lung Infections

...or the high mortality rate amongst patients. Such complications often involve infection of the bronchi by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Chronic inflammations then cause lung functions to become blocked. Besides the break-down of lung tissue, this also leads to bronchiectasis and lung failure. About Axenti...

Cosmo Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Preliminary Phase II/III Data with Rifamycin MMX in Infectious Diarrhea

...any of the needs of patients are not adequately met with products currently on the market. Infections of the colon affect many more persons than colon inflammations and this is consequently a substantially larger market. We believe that our proprietary MMX(tm) technology will enable us to improve a range of produc...
Inflammations in Medical Definition

Ramón Carrillo

...ng rabbits; and histologically reclassified the cerebral tumors and the inflammations of the innermost brain envelope ( arachnoid mater ), which inflammations are called arachnoiditis. He also proposed a widely used, pre- DSM "Classi...
Inflammations in Biological News

Uncultured bacteria found in amniotic fluids of women who experience preterm births

...ement in understanding the cause behind why some pregnant women suffer from inflammations in the inner womb without any signs of an infection. Using gene-cloning ...proximately 60 percent of the bacteria present in women with intra-amniotic inflammations were missed by traditional culture testing considered the gold standard fo...

Scientists discover a new player in innate immune response

...ulfills the same function as in the fruit fly and in man. "What is called the NF-B signaling pathway plays an important role in inflammations, and inflammations are highly relevant in cancer development," said Michael Boutros. "Therefore, the search is on for small molecules that can inhibit this signaling pat...

Understanding why C. difficile causes disease -- it's hungry

...ced such as when people take antibiotics or other antimicrobial drugs. Then, C. difficile can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammations of the colon. In 2002 a new, more virulent strain began appearing in hospitals in the United States and Canada. Recently, this strain was shown t...

DNA layer reduces risk of reserve parts being rejected

...mmune responses. The older we get the more 'reserve-parts' we need. Up until now placing such parts yielded advantages, but also disadvantages such as inflammations and immune responses. Van den Beucken's invention makes it easier and more reliable to use implants and has already been patented. Van den Beucken ...

'Allergy cells' can aggravate cancer and psoriasis

...ent of a number of other diseases, like atopical eczema, psoriasis, and the Hodgkins lymphoma cancer type. These diseases are characterised by chronic inflammations and an increase in the number of mast cells. However, the mechanisms behind this are relatively unknown. Associate professor Gunner Nilsson at Kar...
Inflammations in Biological Technology

Chronic Lung Disease - Axentis Pharma Attracts Investment Interest

...or the high mortality rate amongst patients. Such complications often involve infection of the bronchi by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Chronic inflammations then cause lung functions to become blocked. In addition to the breakdown of lung tissue, this also leads to bronchiectasis and lung failure. ...

Cystic Fibrosis - Axentis Pharma Takes Over Patents and Continues Development of Innovative Platform Technology

...or the high mortality rate amongst patients. Such complications often involve infection of the bronchi by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Chronic inflammations then cause lung functions to become blocked. Besides the break-down of lung tissue, this also leads to bronchiectasis and lung failure. About Axenti...

Screening of Corticosteroids in Urine by Negative Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization LC/MS/MS

... Introduction Corticosteroids are a class of components often abused and misused in sport. They are very potent drugs in the treatment of inflammations and asthma [1]. Corticosteroids can have an effect on the nervous system and can improve an athletes ability to concentrate and perform in endurance a...
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