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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...

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Inflammation needs energy. This is not least generated from oxygen, which is essential for the cells of the immune system. On the one hand, oxygen is an essential element for the survival of cells, but on the other hand it also functions as a "fuel" for the fire of inflammation.

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It is well known that healthy eating increases our general sense of wellbeing. Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have now discovered that a fibre-rich diet can have a positive influence on chronic inflammatory joint diseases, leading to stronger bones. The researchers have published their findings in the renowned journal Nature Communications.

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Stomach cancer is one of the five most deadly types of cancer: according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), about 750,000 patients die of this disease every year. The main trigger is the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). There are currently no effective therapies for ga...

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During an asthma attack, molecular scenarios must be combated in a playful way. Just five months after the launch of the Serious Game Game In Flame - Battle Against Inflammation, the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 1181 at the University Hospital Erlangen is bringing the second update online.