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ACTH: The forgotten therapy
Does promoting resolution instead of inhibiting inflammation represent the new paradigm in treating infections?
Infections arise when the host response is overwhelmed by pathogens leading to organ dysfunction. In some instances patients progress to more severe conditions, including septic shock, that are associated with increased ...
Annexin A1: Uncovering the Many Talents of an Old Protein.
Annexin A1 (ANXA1) has long been classed as an anti-inflammatory protein due to its control over leukocyte-mediated immune responses. However, it is now recognized that ANXA1 has widespread effects beyond the immune system ...
Prolonged immune alteration following resolution of acute inflammation in humans.
Acute inflammation is an immediate response to infection and injury characterised by the influx of granulocytes followed by phagocytosing mononuclear phagocytes. Provided the antigen is cleared and the immune system of the ...
Dendritic cells and adipose tissue.
Visceral adipose tissue inflammation in obesity is an established risk factor for metabolic syndrome, which can include insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. With obesity and related ...