Insect bites or stings, like the one on this person’s hand, are a manifestation of inflammation.
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Inflammation is a complicated and important part of how the immune system responds to threats to the body. But when the inflammatory response goes awry, it can lead to serious problems.
Many everyday food products are ultra-processed.
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Over half of all calories consumed in the UK are from an ultra-processed food product.
Genetic differences, drug interactions and inflammation can affect how well drugs work in the body.
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The same dose of a drug can have varying degrees of effectiveness and safety depending on how well the liver can metabolize it.
Researchers have found that treating gum disease (periodontal disease) may reduce heart disease, diabetes and other conditions…
Inflammatory bowel disease is one of a variety of unrelated but ongoing gastrointestinal disorders.
Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine that can cause life-threatening complications and may require surgery. Luckily, current therapies offer…
Researchers have published a paper on a new approach to treating pain caused by inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid…
The characterisation of a rare immune cell has revealed its role in autoimmune diseases and long-term immunity in a recent…
Antibiotics’ ability to kill gut germs could be contributing to the rise of chronic inflammatory diseases.
We sometimes forget that antibiotics kill beneficial microorganisms as well as those that threaten our health. In fact, the damage they wreak on “good” germs could be responsible for the growth of certain…