pro-inflammatory love



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  • adj. tending to cause inflammation


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  • Once again, the expression of pro-inflammatory and pro-fibrotic genes was strongly reduced by GFT505 treatment.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • One reason that exercise may have so many disease-fighting benefits is because it reduces the levels of proteins called pro-inflammatory cytokines as well as levels of another inflammatory protein, C-reactive protein.

    The Life You Want

  • In this study, it seems that foods rich in nutrients and minerals and low in pro-inflammatory components seem to act as medicine in our body to positively affect our own PRA system in our favor when we have hypertension, such that when hypertensive people have lowering of their blood pressure, the body knows not to increase PRA so as to allow blood pressure to normalize.

    Julie Chen, M.D.: Using Food as Medicine and Our Ally

  • So, the next time you hear your doctor tell you to eat your vegetables and to avoid fatty processed pro-inflammatory foods, just remember that it's not just your doctor who's telling you that... your body is screaming to you for the same thing as well.

    Julie Chen, M.D.: Using Food as Medicine and Our Ally

  • Another lesson I drew from my AIDS experience was the weakening effect of oxidative stress on the immune system and its pro-inflammatory role in many chronic diseases, such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and rheumatoid arthritis: a likely consequence of chronic infections?

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • They also have a powerful anti-inflammatory effect in the body versus omega-6 fats, which are thought to be pro-inflammatory, thus working against the benefits of omega-3's.

    Vitamin Supplements: A Quick Guide

  • Specifically, the researchers found that retinoic acid, a form of vitamin A, seems to work together with high levels of a pro-inflammatory substance known as interleukin-15 IL-15 to break the body's tolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye.

    Mouse study suggests new clues to celiac disease

  • Increased IL-4 production and attenuated proliferative and pro-inflammatory responses of splenocytes from wild-caught rats Rattus norvegicus.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Interleukin-6 is a pro-inflammatory cytokine, a messenger that cells of the immune system use to communicate with one another.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • One research study found that those experiencing chronic stress had higher levels of interleukin-6, or IL-6, which are pro-inflammatory cytokines that act as signaling messengers between cells of the immune system and which can whip up the immune cells to turn against the body itself.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic


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