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The wolf in Grimm's tale "Little Red Riding Hood" can sing a song about how painful stones are in the stomach. But while the villain had this load placed in his belly, the human body even forms gallstones itself.

Dr. Andreas Ramming, physician at the Department of Internal Medicine 3 - Rheumatology and Immunology (Director: Prof. Dr. med. univ. Georg Schett) and researcher at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), was successful in the toughest selection procedure for European funding: ...

The exact causes of chronic inflammatory joint disease such as rheumatoid arthritis are still poorly understood. A team of researchers from the University Hospital Erlangen and the University Erlangen-Nuremberg has now chosen a new approach to better understand the underlying mechanisms. Stephan Cul...

On Sunday, 02 June 2019, the German Children's Media Festival was ceremoniously opened in Gera. As part of the "Digital Knowledge & Learning to Touch and Try" competition, the learning game INFLAMMANIA - Fight for Cure competes with six other digital learning offers for the Golden Sparrow. Accor...

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is extending the funding of the Collaborative Research Centre 1181 (CRC1181) "Checkpoints for Resolution of Inflammation" managed by Prof. Dr. Georg Schett, spokesperson of the CRC1181 and German Centre for Immunotherapy at the University Hospital Erlangen, for a...

Physicians discover a protein that reprogrammes connective tissue cells February 1, 2019 The increased deposition of connective tissue is a problem in chronic diseases of many organs such as the lungs (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis), liver (cirrhosis), kidneys (kidney fibrosis), gut (graft versus...

Network supplies bones and helps immune cells to quickly reach the sources of inflammation January 25, 2019 A network of very fine blood vessels that connects bone marrow directly with the blood supply of the periosteum that was previously overlooked has now been discovered by Dr. Anika Grüneboom...

Gambling until the doctor arrives: Now the strategy game "Game In Flame - Battle Against Inflammation" has been expanded to include a module on rheumatoid arthritis after gout, intestinal inflammation and asthma. The player controls a fatal quartet consisting of macrophages, T-cells, B-cells and the messenger TNF with the targeted use of drugs.