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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Men who live alone, regularly break up with their partners at higher risk of harmful inflammation

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Jan 11, 2022 … LONDON — Breakups are never easy, but a new study finds they may also be bad for a man’s health as well. Researchers in Denmark found that men who experience more relationship breakups and live alone longer have higher levels of inflammatory markers in their blood. It’s a problem that could increase a person’s risk of…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

COVID-19 in pregnant women may trigger fetal inflammation

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Jan 20, 2022 … DETROIT, Mich. — Pregnant women are at a higher risk of complications from COVID-19, and a new study finds that it can also harm their unborn child. A team from Wayne State University has found evidence that SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID, can create fetal inflammation even if there is no placental infection. COVID-19 infection…

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…