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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…

Researchers discover blood vessel cells that triggers harmful inflammation in obese mice

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Jan 03, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — Obesity can be a gateway to many other health conditions including heart disease and diabetes. Part of the problem is the inflammation obesity causes. As fat cells are loaded down with excess fat, the tissue around them becomes inflamed, but scientists haven’t figured out why this happens. Now, researchers from UT Southwestern say…

Foods linked to inflammation can significantly increase risk for heart disease, stroke

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Nov 03, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Inflammation can have a devastating effect on the human body. A new study by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) finds what you eat can play a big role in how much inflammation impacts your life. Researchers say diets high in red meat and sugary beverages can not only lead to more inflammation, but…

Cognitive behavior therapy the best non-drug treatment for inflammation, study shows

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Dec 24, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — People are usually quick to go straight to medication to reduce chronic inflammation, but that isn’t always healthiest choice for everyone. A study finds there may be a surprising way to ease these symptoms without using drugs — therapy. Researchers from UCLA, UC-Davis, and San Diego State University examined over 4,000 individuals…

Separation Stings: Study Finds Social Isolation May Cause Physical Inflammation

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Mar 09, 2020 … GUILDFORD, England — Cancelled weekend plans and unanswered text messages always tend to sting from a psychological perspective, but now a new study finds that days and nights spent all alone may cause us physical pain as well. Researchers at the University of Surrey and Brunel University London say that social isolation may lead to increased…

Hydrogen peroxide keeps your gut bacteria from causing inflammation, scientists discover

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Dec 10, 2020 … DAVIS, Calif. — Mixing hydrogen peroxide with hair is an age-old combination. Mixing hydrogen peroxide with the insides of the human body? That’s a dangerous combination many health experts recommend avoiding. While scientists have believed the disinfectant is best kept out of the body, a new study finds you may actually be making your own hydrogen…

How Heartbreak Can Kill You: Grief Can Cause Deadly Inflammation, Study Finds

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Oct 23, 2018 … HOUSTON — We see stories covered by local news outlets time and time again featuring elderly couples who spent nearly their entire lives together, only to pass away hours or days apart. Now a new study may explain why. Researchers from Rice University say that people who struggle to overcome grief caused by loss of…

Eating just 5 prunes a day reduces risk of heart disease, inflammation

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Jul 05, 2021 … SAN DIEGO — Eating prunes is normally done to keep you regular, but just a handful a day may do wonders for your heart too. New research shows that adding five prunes to your daily diet can also reduce the risk of heart disease and inflammation, especially among older women. Heart disease poses a significant…

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…

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…

E-cigarettes can cause a ‘leaky gut,’ trigger harmful stomach inflammation

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Jan 14, 2021 … SAN DIEGO, Calif. — In another blow to e-cigarettes’ supposed status as a “safer alternative” to smoking, a new study finds these vaping devices contain chemicals capable of disrupting the gut barrier. This causes excessive amounts of bodily inflammation which can lead to numerous health issues. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego say…

Big doses of omega-3 supplements can fight off inflammation and slow aging

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Apr 20, 2021 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Omega-3 supplements are a booming business due to their ties to heart health and other benefits. While claims it can fight cancer, mental illness, and even COVID-19 are still up for debate, a new study finds taking omega-3 supplements may be a great way to ward off the damages of stress. Ohio State…

Cut the sweets! Too much sugar can damage the immune system, cause harmful inflammation

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Feb 24, 2021 … SWANSEA, United Kingdom — While it may be common knowledge that too much sugar can cause obesity and diabetes, what sugary diets do to the immune system is more of a mystery. Now, researchers in the United Kingdom say diets high in fructose may keep the immune system from working properly. That damage can lead…

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…

Men 62% more likely to die from COVID, greater inflammation may be why

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Sep 24, 2020 … REGENSBURG, Germany — It’s been discussed in vague terms for months that men appear to be more susceptible in general to the coronavirus than women. Now, a new study is providing more exact figures and a possible explanation for this discrepancy between genders. The research, conducted at University Hospital Regensburg, concludes that men have a 62%…

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…

Love Heals: Strong Relationship Can Improve Breast Cancer Survivors’ Health, Lower Stress

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Jun 05, 2020 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Breast cancer survivors who feel happy and satisfied with their romantic partner may be at a lower risk of developing various health problems, according to a new study out of Ohio State University. That being said, researchers note that it isn’t so much the actual relationships themselves producing this effect, but the stress…

‘Achilles’ heel’ of bacteria linked to Crohn’s disease discovered by scientists

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Feb 19, 2021 … NEW YORK — In the last 10 years, research on the human microbiome – the bacterial communities living in and on the human body – has suggested bacteria could play a role in Crohn’s disease. Now, researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian have discovered a weakness in one of the bacterial species linked…

Cancer treatments can accelerate the aging of a patient’s cells by 5 years

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May 24, 2021 … ATLANTA, Ga. — There are plenty of unhealthy habits, like smoking and drinking, which can age a person faster than normal. Now, a new study reveals life-saving cancer treatments may unfortunately have the same effect. Researchers say some anti-cancer therapies can quicken the pace the cellular aging — the process by which changes in a person’s…

Doctors seeing more cases of rare brain disorder, stroke linked to COVID-19

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Jul 11, 2020 … LONDON — We know that the most severe cases of COVID-19 can bring about extreme respiratory problems. A new study finds, however, the disease may also have a devastating effect on the brain. Doctors in London are seeing more neurological complications due to the coronavirus, including a rare disorder that causes brain inflammation. The team from…

Eating highly-processed foods for a month can lead to memory loss

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Oct 15, 2021 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — There are plenty of waistline-related reasons to avoid highly processed foods, but a new study is adding yet another to the list. Ohio State University scientists report ultra processed foods actively harm memory function within older brains. Researchers fed a group of older rats a diet of highly processed foods for a month,…