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A cure for Crohn’s disease—the debilitating inflammatory bowel problem—came a step closer this week after scientists identified a fungus that plays a key role in its development.
A six-day course of Ayurvedic medicine—the traditional Indian approach, which includes diet, herbs, meditation, yoga and massage—can reduce the blood markers for inflammation, which has been linked to diabetes, heart disease and some cancers.
Eating nuts is good for us, as we all know—and now researchers have discovered just why. Nuts seem to reduce levels of inflammation, a problem that has been associated with a range of chronic health problems, from heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and some cancers.
There’s a link between gum disease and an inflammatory condition in the brain—elderly people with periodontitis, or inflamed gums, are four times more likely to suffer a stroke.
After major surgery failed to fix her chronic bowel condition, Natasha Boojihawon was compelled to take her health into her own hands