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Inflammation

A negative anti-amyloid drug trial results show that crenezumab is not superior to placebo for genetically high-risk Alzheimer’s patients

Top-line study results were released earlier this year. However, the researchers presented additional findings and perspectives at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022. The investigational anti-amyloid monoclonal antibody crenezumab (Genentech) is not superior to a placebo for change in cognition, brain imaging, or biomarker outcomes in individuals who are at genetically high risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), […]

When exposed to air pollution, women have a higher risk of damage than men

The findings were presented at the European Respiratory Society annual meeting, in Barcelona. Findings presented at medical meetings are considered preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. Breathing in fumes from diesel exhaust may be more damaging to women than to men, a new Canadian study claims. “We already know that there are sex differences […]

How a Japanese herbal remedy guards the gastrointestinal tract from inflammatory bowel disease

The research, which was published in Frontiers in Immunology, demonstrates that DKT, a herbal remedy made up of ginger, pepper, ginseng, and maltose, lessened the severity of colitis in lab mice by preserving vital gut bacteria and boosting the number of immune cells that combat inflammation in the colon. Colitis, causes inflammation and ulcers (sores) […]

Ublituxima shows promising results in the new Multiple Sclerosis treatment trials

An experimental antibody therapy for multiple sclerosis can cut symptom flare-ups by half, versus a standard treatment, a new clinical trial has found. Multiple Sclerosis serious disease which causes you to slowly lose control of your body and become less able to move. Those symptoms include loss of vision in an eye, loss of power […]

Improving vitamin D levels may reduce chronic inflammation

Inflammation is the activation of the body’s immune cells in response to injury or infection. In the short term, inflammation is necessary for proper healing. However, when it persists, it can contribute to the development of inflammatory-related health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, among others. Chronic inflammation can result from ongoing infections, exposure […]

A novel fusion protein drug for Alzheimer’s disease without inflammatory side effects

Their findings were published on August 4 in Nature Medicine. Although Aduhelm, a monoclonal antibody targeting amyloid beta (Aβ), recently became the first US FDA approved drug for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) based on its ability to decrease Aβ plaque burden in AD patients, its effect on cognitive improvement is still controversial. Moreover, about 40% of the […]

Potentially, advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease could be treated with B vitamins

These findings research which was published in the Journal of Hepatology could help people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, an umbrella term for a range of liver conditions affecting people who drink little to no alcohol, which affects 25 percent of all adults globally, and four in 10 adults in Singapore. A mechanism that causes an […]

For those with type two Diabetes, limiting their meals to a 10-hour timeframe during the daytime may be advantageous

The authors of the new study note that in many Western countries, food is available 24 hours a day and a tendency to spread eating out over a long period of time can be problematic. According to a study released today, persons with type 2 diabetes who follow a time-restricted eating (TRE) strategy can see […]

A high-fat diet increases the risk of developing Cancer

Beckman Institute researchers have discovered a connection between a high-fat diet and elevated nitric oxide levels, which may raise the risk of inflammation and cancer development. Scientists have hypothesized that dietary habits might hasten the onset of cancer and perhaps make it worse for many years.  Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Beckman Institute for Advanced […]

Study research lays the foundation for a new treatment strategy for Psoriasis

As part of a study, a MedUni Vienna research team has now discovered a key starting point for inhibiting inflammation in both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The researchers findings may form the basis for developing a new treatment, diagnostic, and prevention strategies. Around 250,000 people in Austria suffer from psoriasis. One-third of them develop inflammation […]

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