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Should diabetics eat mushrooms?

Mushroom is known to be good for diabetics. Know about its various benefits here. Increased inflammation in the body can lead to many lifestyle conditions, including diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. This is because abnormal inflammation in the body alters insulin’s action, leading to a person developing such conditions. Which is why it is essential to […]

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Inflammation linked to thyroid dysfunction in psoriasis patients

(HealthDay)—While the rate of thyroid dysfunction among patients with psoriasis generally is not higher than expected, psoriasis in patients with thyroid dysfunction is more clinically severe and serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are higher, according to a study published online Dec. 5 in the Journal of Dermatology. Kaoru Namiki, from the Teikyo University School […]

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Why beta-blockers cause skin inflammation

Beta-blockers are often used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases. However, in some patients they can trigger or exacerbate psoriasis, an inflammatory skin disease. Scientists at the University of Bonn and Freie Universität Berlin have now found a possible cause for this. Their results have been published in the journal Autophagy. It […]

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Why inflammation is better for you than you may think

This morning, my daughter’s hand got stuck in a hotel lift door. Thankfully, with a little handiwork and the help of a crowbar, she was freed relatively unscathed. The hotel staff immediately fetched ice. Despite knowing that ice may do injuries more harm than good, I held the ice against her swollen hand because it […]

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Age and Stress significantly increase the risk of disease

Age and Stress affect the immune system, from the epigenetic level With age increases the risk of many diseases and also in the case of high stress, increased diseases and inflammation processes in the body are to determine the levels. Researchers from the Max-Planck-Institute for psychiatry have now to examine which epigenetic processes might be […]

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Researchers identify new mechanism to reduce inflammation

UT Southwestern researchers have identified two proteins that act as gatekeepers to dampen a potentially life-threatening immune response to chronic infection. The proteins—the transcription factors SIX1 and SIX2—activate cellular pathways required for fetal development and later switch to a new role in which they repress these pathways in adult immune system cells. The findings are […]