1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Long-lasting inflammation, such as that caused by persistent bacterial infections, is estimated to account for up to 16% of cancers worldwide.
The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA found in oily fish reduce inflammation, which in turn reduces the symptoms of arthritis and reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Researchers have long known that overweight people are more likely to develop conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
It is well known that obesity can lead to health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it is thought that this is due to low-grade inflammation.
Studies in mice have uncovered the cause of a fatal side-effect of an experimental vaccine for a common childhood disease.
For many years doctors have observed a link between the skin condition psoriasis and cardiovascular disease, but how the two could be linked has remained a mystery.
‘Friendly' bacteria living on the skin can be beneficial to our health, according to new research using mice and human cells.
After more than 50 experiments in mice, scientists have mapped out how a set of white blood cells (lymphocytes) set the pace of recovery after serious lung injury.