All articles related to "chronic disease":

HSPH paper on inflammation and metabolic disorders widely cited

An article published in Nature by Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, chair of HSPH’s Department of Molecular Metabolism and James S. Simmons Professor Genetics and Metabolism, has been selected by Essential Science Indicators, a compilation of science performance statistics and science…

Elevated urate levels may slow the progression of Parkinson's Disease

For immediate release: Monday, April 14, 2008 Boston, MA -- Naturally elevated levels of the antioxidant urate may slow the progression of Parkinson's disease in men.  Researchers from the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MGH-MIND) and Harvard School of Public…

Inflammatory bowel disease: Trouble at the border

In the healthy colon, or bowel, of both mice and humans, a thin lining protects the intestinal wall from bacteria. There, immune system dendritic cells in the wall sample bacteria that live within the bowel, vigilant against unwelcome…