News tagged with chronic inflammatory disease

Source of protection against saturated fat found

A new report in the December Cell Metabolism identifies a protein without which diets high in saturated fat lead to a massive inflammatory response that can prove fatal. The studies in mice suggest that deficiencies in thi ...

Nov 30, 2010
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30 new gene variants linked to Crohn's disease

An international team of scientists, including researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, have found 30 new gene variants associated with the risk of Crohns disease. The results of the study provide valuable insight ...

Nov 22, 2010
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First Irish genome sequenced

The first entire genome of an Irish individual has been sequenced. The sequence is reported in BioMed Central's open access journal, Genome Biology and provides insight into the evolutionary history of this distinct lineag ...

Sep 07, 2010
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Blood test for inflammation may be sign of colon cancer

A blood test used to determine the level of inflammation in the body may offer some help in assessing colon cancer risk, according to results of a study to be presented by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Gong Yang, M.D., ...

Apr 19, 2010
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Therapeutic effect of fermented milk on chronic gastritis

A research team from Argentina investigated the potential therapeutic effect of exopolysaccharide (EPS)-producing Streptococcus thermophilus CRL 1190 fermented milk on chronic gastritis in mice. They found that both fermented ...

Apr 09, 2010
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