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Life-threatening inflammation is turning COVID-19 into a chronic disease

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May 13, 2022 … GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Long COVID continues to be a lingering problem for more and more coronavirus patients in the months following their infection. Now, a new study contends that the life-threatening inflammation many patients experience — causing long-term damage to their health — is turning COVID-19 into a chronic condition. “When someone has a cold…

COVID-19 infection during pregnancy causes high inflammation in newborns, study says

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Apr 28, 2022 … BOSTON, Mass. — Testing positive for COVID-19 while pregnant could affect your baby’s growth and brain development, according to researchers from Boston Medical Center. Study authors found high inflammatory levels in mothers who had a coronavirus infection during pregnancy, which increases the risk of miscarriage and problems with fetal development. The virus that causes COVID-19…

How does sugar trigger inflammation? Scientists discover answers that may prevent autoimmune diseases

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Mar 23, 2022 … WÜRZBURG, Germany — Too much sugar can lead to inflammation and even trigger the onset of autoimmune diseases. While that may be common knowledge to many scientists, a new study is revealing brand new details about how this process works. The findings may lead to the creation of treatments which prevent conditions such as Crohn’s…

Discovery of inflammation trigger may lead to new treatment for both lupus and macular degeneration

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Dec 09, 2021 … CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Lupus, a potentially fatal autoimmune disease, and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness, have little in common on the surface. However, a new study has discovered a link that triggers both conditions — a genetic source of harmful inflammation. Researchers from the University of Virginia say their findings may lead to the…

COVID-19 linked to hard-to-find heart inflammation among college athletes

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Nov 30, 2021 … CHICAGO, Ill. — New research suggests there may be a link between COVID-19 infections and an elevated risk of a particularly hard-to-diagnose form of myocarditis (heart inflammation) among college athletes. Study authors report that a small but significant percentage of student athletes diagnosed with COVID-19 may go on to develop heart problems. Myocarditis usually appears…

Lab-grown human muscle shows how exercise singlehandedly reduces inflammation

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Nov 29, 2021 … DURHAM, N.C. — Inflammation can lead to a slew of dangerous health conditions and cause muscle tissue to waste away. Recent research shows that exercising is an effective way to combat chronic inflammation. Scientists from Duke University say that inflammation occurs when our body’s immune system responds to tissue damage or bacteria. However, sometimes the…

Helping makes you healthier: Supportive people have less inflammation

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Nov 28, 2021 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Receiving gifts is obviously fun, but researchers from The Ohio State University are putting an entirely new spin on the old saying that it’s better to give than receive. Their study finds that being willing to help and support family and friends has a link to lower levels of chronic inflammation. While scientists…

Natural high? Exercise reduces inflammation by creating the body’s own ‘cannabis’

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Nov 18, 2021 … NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom — Cannabis products are becoming an increasingly popular item among consumers looking for a natural pain reliever. However, a new study reveals the human body is actually capable of making its own cannabis-like substances that will ease your aches and pains instead. Researchers from the University of Nottingham say exercise increases the production…

Intermittent fasting reduces inflammation, helps the body like a diabetes medication

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Nov 16, 2021 … SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Intermittent fasting, characterized by cyclic periods of fasting and eating, has emerged as a popular weight loss approach in recent years. Interestingly, however, a new study reports intermittent fasting can benefit the body in yet another way: reducing inflammation. Scientists from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute conclude intermittent fasting can…

Woman becomes first young adult with brain inflammation from mild case of COVID

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Aug 10, 2021 … SAN DIEGO, Calif. — COVID-19 may be a virus that generally impacts the respiratory system, but its impact on the brain is well-documented. While many patients end up dealing with neurological problems after their infection, extremely serious issues like brain inflammation typically affect older patients. Now, however, a new study is revealing what doctors believe is…

Eating yogurt and other fermented foods can help prevent diabetes, inflammation

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Jul 12, 2021 … STANFORD, Calif. — Eating yogurt can help tackle arthritis, type 2 diabetes, and even stress, according to what scientists are calling a “stunning” find. Researchers from Stanford University say fermented foods like yogurt, kefir, cottage cheese, kimchi, and kombucha tea boosts good gut bacteria and seems to help prevent inflammation — which can trigger diabetes…

Brain inflammation in COVID-19 cases looks eerily similar to Alzheimer’s disease

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Jun 24, 2021 … STANFORD, Calif. — Around one in three people who contract COVID-19 go on to suffer some form of brain damage due to their illness. Now, a new study may have the answer to why this is happening. Researchers at Stanford Medicine say they have discovered “unmistakable signs” of inflammation and damaged brain circuits among patients who…

Alzheimer’s treatment proves effective at preventing inflammation, failure of orthopedic implants

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May 11, 2021 … TEL AVIV, Israel — From a simple tooth to a major knee replacement, dental and orthopedic implant surgeries to common around the globe. However, these procedures can fail due to the immune system’s response to bacteria or metal particles coming off the implants. Now, a new study reveals a drug typically used with Alzheimer’s patients may…

Junk food kills off healthy bacteria in your gut and triggers harmful inflammation

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Apr 14, 2021 … GRONINGEN, Netherlands — Apparently, there’s a good reason “junk food” has that name. A new study finds diets containing animal products, alcohol, and sugar are wreaking havoc on human gut health. Researchers in the Netherlands say junk food disrupts healthy gut balance by killing off the good bacteria in your body. Burgers, sausages, and sugary…