Study suggests that inflammation may be the link between extreme sleep durations and poor health
A study in the Feb. 1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that sleep duration is associated with changes in the levels of specific cytokines that are important in regulating inflammation. The results suggest that inflammation may be ...
2 immune-system proteins linked to colitis-associated cancer
Recent research from the laboratory of Michael Karin, PhD, at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine - the first researcher to demonstrate a molecular link between inflammation and cancer - has identified ...
Stress May Hasten The Growth Of Melanoma Tumors But Common Beta-Blocker Medications Might Slow That Progress
For patients with a particularly aggressive form of skin cancer - malignant melanoma - stress, including that which comes from simply hearing that diagnosis, might amplify the progression of their disease.
DNA component can stimulate and suppress the immune response
A component of DNA that can both stimulate and suppress the immune system, depending on the dosage, may hold hope for treating cancer and infection, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.
New tests needed to predict cardiovascular problems in older people more accurately
A long-standing system for assessing the risk of cardiovascular disease amongst older people should be replaced with something more accurate, according to a study published today on bmj.com.