A synthetic peptide disrupts the destructive inflammation that occurs in nephritis, enabling the kidneys to better recover and maintain function.
Lingering inflammation in the colon is a known risk factor for colorectal cancer, and now scientists report one way it resets the stage to enable this common and often deadly cancer.
Investigators report a manmade antibody delivering a drug that inhibits inflammation can reverse a disease course that often leads to kidney failure.
"It's potentially a really safe way to treat inflammatory disease," said Dr. Paul O'Connor, the study’s co-author from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
This pantry staple may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – A receptor on our immune cells that can detect both the heat of a red chili pepper and the extreme physical heat of a pizza oven may help protect the brain following a traumatic brain injury, scientists say. A third of patients...
Researchers think the prevention of inflammation will help prevent or delay diabetic kidney disease and probably other consequences of type 1 diabetes.
A Medical College of Georgia research team has emerging evidence that a little-known gene may have a big role in keeping our Paneth cells – and us – healthy and active.