inflammation

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome's Cytokine Signature

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome's Cytokine Signature

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Patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) were shown to have a differential cytokine signature compared with healthy controls.

Fish Consumption May Reduce RA Symptoms

Fish Consumption May Reduce RA Symptoms

Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

Cibinetide for the Treatment of Sarcoidosis

Cibinetide for the Treatment of Sarcoidosis

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Cibinetide, an innate repair receptor agonist, was shown to exert disease-modifying effects by reversing sarcoidosis-related nerve loss in the cornea and skin.

Updated Psoriatic Arthritis Outcome Measures Offer Greater Inclusion of Patient Concerns

Updated Psoriatic Arthritis Outcome Measures Offer Greater Inclusion of Patient Concerns

Outcome measurement tools for psoriatic arthritis have been updated by the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.

Growth Hormone May Modulate Neonatal Pain

Growth Hormone May Modulate Neonatal Pain

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Growth hormone may modulate pain by blocking nociceptor sensitization induced by cutaneous inflammation in neonates.

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

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An anti-inflammatory diet may protect women against bone density loss and decrease the risk of hip fracture.

Neurostimulation to Target the Inflammatory Reflex in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Neurostimulation to Target the Inflammatory Reflex in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Vagus nerve stimulation inhibits cytokine production and reduces inflammation, and may be effective for a subset of RA patients.

Pain: a Tale of 3 Systems

Pain: a Tale of 3 Systems

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"To understand pain, we need to understand the interaction between the immune, endocrine and nervous systems."

Chinese Herb Shows Antinociceptive Effects on Neuropathic Pain

Chinese Herb Shows Antinociceptive Effects on Neuropathic Pain

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YHS presents a potential new treatment option for neuropathic pain management, without the tolerance observed with many analgesic drugs.

The Role of Nutrition in Modulating Chronic Pain

The Role of Nutrition in Modulating Chronic Pain

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"We are what we eat; to be more specific, we are what we ingest, digest, and absorb, and the microbiome has a key role to play in that," said Dr Tick.

New Developments in Peripherally Restricted Opioid Analgesics

New Developments in Peripherally Restricted Opioid Analgesics

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This study provides evidence to explain activation of peripheral opioid receptors by inflammation.

Factors Predictive of Early Spondyloarthritis-Associated Lower Back Pain

Factors Predictive of Early Spondyloarthritis-Associated Lower Back Pain

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This study also suggests that genetic factors, environmental factors and inflammation are independent predictors of radiographic progression in the SI joint in early axial SpA.

Inflammatory Joint Signs Increased by Smoking in Relatives of RA Patients

Inflammatory Joint Signs Increased by Smoking in Relatives of RA Patients

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Age and cigarette smoking are associated with inflammatory joint signs in a high-risk cohort of RA first-degree relatives.

Effect of Low-Level Laser Therapy on Incidence of Postherpetic Neuralgia

Effect of Low-Level Laser Therapy on Incidence of Postherpetic Neuralgia

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Because the increased cytokine levels in the acute phase of herpes zoster are assumed to be a potential mechanism for inducing PHN, the early suppression of these cytokines by LLLT may help prevent the development of PHN.

Benefits of Intensive Pain Control in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Benefits of Intensive Pain Control in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Much of the disability associated with RA relates to the pain secondary to inflammatory joint inflammation.

Fat Mass & BMI Associated with Multi-Site Pain

Fat Mass & BMI Associated with Multi-Site Pain

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BMI related to pathogenesis of multi-site pain

Age, Inflammation and Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain

Age, Inflammation and Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain

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Caused by dysregulation of inflammatory responses

Significant Role of Inflammation in Migraine in Women

Significant Role of Inflammation in Migraine in Women

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A 17% increase in CRP was observed in females with migraine.

Arthritis Patients: We Want Info About Multiple Drug Options

Arthritis Patients: We Want Info About Multiple Drug Options

Patients with inflammatory arthritis want to be informed about current, future treatment options.

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