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Synonyms for inflammation

Synonyms for inflammation

an instance of being irritated, as in a part of the body

Synonyms for inflammation

a response of body tissues to injury or irritation

the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

arousal to violent emotion


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the act of setting something on fire

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"Our new findings about chronic inflammation post-discharge suggest that addressing this condition may be important to improve patients' long-term outcomes," added Yende, vice president of critical care and deputy chief of staff at Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System.
This means that the group on the vegan diet had a lower risk of exposure to harmful inflammation.
In their study paper featured in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences the researchers suggest that inflammatory mechanisms prompt the release of less dopamine as a way of getting the brain to save energy and focus it toward healing the wound or infection that set off the inflammation. "When your body is fighting an infection or healing a wound, your brain needs a mechanism to recalibrate your motivation to do other things, so you don't use up too much of your energy." Study co-author Michael Treadway, Ph.D.
According to a study in the journal Neurology, chronic inflammation in middle age may lead to memory and thinking problems in the decades leading up to old age.
Now, a study conducted by specialists from Pennsylvania State University in State College has found that negative moods may change the way in which the immune response functions, and they are associated with an increased risk of exacerbated inflammation.
[USA], Jan 14: Colorectal cancer is caused by lingering inflammation in the colon.
As previously disclosed, the company voluntarily implemented a temporary pause in dosing in the DERBY and OAKS Phase 3 trials due to observed cases of non-infectious inflammation in patients treated from a single manufacturing lot of APL-2 intravitreal drug product.
by Courtesy of ArticlefactoryPeople suffering from stress may experience inflammation.
Now, a study suggests that chronic inflammation significantly increases the risk for AD in people who have the ApoE4 genotype.
ISLAMABAD -- Inflammation has unexpected effects on body clock functioning and can also lead to sleep disorders, a recent study suggests.
The study used a new technology -- a genetic switch -- to turn inflammation on and off in genetically modified mouse models.
The grief of losing a loved one can cause life-threatening inflammation, new research shows.
Inflammation has long been known as a factor in the progression of Alzheimer's disease, but the specifics of its role are not completely understood.