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We hope that by better understanding how the body responds to the blood, we can make improvements to blood transfusions that will reduce the likelihood of inflammatory responses.
Wu and his fellow researchers used laboratory mice to explore the effect of a targeted adipocyte overexpression of the gene/enzyme combination on diet-induced inflammatory responses and insulin sensitivity.
In turn, those with the inability to regulate the inflammatory response were more likely to develop colds when exposed to the virus.
The local host response to a number of sexually transmitted infections has been well studied, providing evidence of a local host inflammatory response to organisms including Trichomonas vaginalis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Chlamydia trachomatis.
Pharos is engaged in the research and development of innovative therapeutic products, the company's candidate products for pharmaceutical development focus primarily on controlling adverse inflammatory responses.
It's this same inflammatory response that, over the long-term, can promote cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurodegeneration.
During the 1990s, researchers performed clinical experiments in an attempt to develop drugs that dampen an overwhelming inflammatory response to injury, An notes.
The inflammatory response normally serves a useful purpose by eliminating harmful pathogens, e.
The increased inflammatory response to the platelet gel might have resulted in higher levels of inflammatory mediators that ultimately delayed the healing process.
Romero answered that the obstetrician managing the patient with a fetal inflammatory response syndrome (FIRS) has three choices: immediate delivery to remove the fetus from the inflammatory environment; antibiotic treatment with the hope of prolonging pregnancy and reducing the rate of complications as was observed in randomized clinical trials of preterm PROM; and administering agents to downregulate the fetal inflammatory response.
We've learned that it's part and parcel of atherosclerosis, though we don't know exactly what injury triggers the inflammatory response.
com) reported today that researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Michigan, found that thymosin beta 4 (T[eth]4) inhibits the activation and nuclear translocation of the transcription factor NF[eth][bar]B, (pronounced: N-F-kappa-B), widely implicated as a major regulator of inflammatory response.

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