Saturday, August 19, 2017

Immune Cells in Liver Drive Fatty Liver Disease, Liver Cancer

Fatty liver disease – alongside fatty liver due to massive alcohol consumption – is mainly caused by excessive consumption of fat and sugar combined...

Scientists Reverse Autoimmune Disease Progression With Naturally Occurring Molecule

Type 1 diabetes, ulcerative colitis, and multiple sclerosis are among the more well-known autoimmune diseases. But according to the AARDA, there are more than...

Reversing Inflammation in Old Lungs Restores Youthful Immune Response to Infection

  New research shows that the lungs become more inflammatory with age and that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation. In fact, immune cells from old...

Preventing Immune Cell Death From Oxidative Stress with Vitamin E

You're up in the mountains, the snow is blindingly white, and the sun is blazing down from the sky: ideal skiing conditions – but...

Mechanism of Traditional Chinese Herb Revealed

The mysterious inner workings of Chang Shan – a Chinese herbal medicine used for thousands of years to treat fevers associated with malaria – have been...

Bacteria From Honey Bees Possible Alternative to Antibiotics

Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia, well before honey as we now know it was manufactured and sold in stores. So...

Brain Tumors Use Stealth Coating to Evade Body’s Immune System, New...

Brain tumors fly under the radar of the body's defense forces by coating their cells with extra amounts of a specific protein, new research...

Parasite in Cat Poop May Play a Role in Curing Cancer

Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is a single-celled parasite that is happiest in a cat’s intestines, but it can live in any warm blooded animal. Found...

Promising New Approach for Gum Disease Treatment Identified

Nearly 50 percent of all adults in the United States suffer from the gum disease, periodontitis. Of these 17 percent suffer from a more severe form of periodontitis that increases their...

Fasting Induces Stem Cell Regeneration, Restores Immune System

In the first evidence of a natural intervention triggering stem cell-based regeneration of an organ or system, a study in the June 5 issue...

How Gum Disease Bacteria Selectively Disarm Immune System

The human body is comprised of roughly 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells. In healthy people, these bacteria are typically harmless and...

How Bacteria on Skin can Influence Wound Healing

A new study suggests microbes living on our skin influence how quickly wounds heal. The findings could lead to new treatments for chronic wounds,...