Probiotic ‘backpacks’ show promise for treating inflammatory bowel diseases — ScienceDaily

Like elite firefighters headed into the wilderness to combat an uncontrolled blaze, probiotic bacteria do a better job quelling gut inflammation when they’re equipped with the best gear. A new…

Insight into immune mechanisms of inflammatory disease — ScienceDaily

Innate lymphoid cells are a recently discovered family of white blood cells that reside in the skin, gastrointestinal tract, airways and other barrier tissues of the body. Group 2 innate…

Anthelmintic inhibits exacerbated inflammatory response related to COVID-19 in preclinical research

Experiments involving animals and human cells conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil suggest that niclosamide, an anthelmintic widely used against tapeworms, effectively inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication as…

New research finds microclotting and inflammatory molecule abnormalities in long-COVID

As of October 18, 2022, over 625 million people worldwide have been infected by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2), the causative agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Increased levels…

Targeting inflammatory brain cell may be effective for brain diseases linked to tau protein — ScienceDaily

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common and best known of the tauopathies, a set of neurodegenerative brain diseases caused by toxic tangles of the protein tau. A study by researchers…

Human and animal study offers insight into treating periodontal disease and other inflammatory disorders — ScienceDaily

Blocking function of a blood-clotting protein prevented bone loss from periodontal (gum) disease in mice, according to research led by scientists at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research…