Summary: In a medical first, a research team discovered a ‘Great Escape’ made by a rogue molecule thought to be the crucial trigger of inflammation in autoimmune diseases like arthritis. [This article first appeared on LongevityFacts. Author: Brady Hartman. ] Scientists discovered the exact moment when inflammation-provoking DNA escapes out of the mitochondria during cell death. The study was published on Feb 26, 2018, in… Continue reading "Researchers catch the molecule triggering inflammation in autoimmune diseases"
Tag: Cell death
Summary: Programmed cell death is an essential part of staying healthy. However, when the process goes haywire, it promotes the growth of cancer and inflammation-related diseases such as such as rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), sepsis, and diabetes. A recent review highlights the role played by an out-of-whack cell death system in cancer and inflammation-related diseases. [Cover: Dr. Microbe / Getty… Continue reading "When Cell Death Goes Bad – Researchers Discover Role in Cancer and Inflammation-linked Diseases"
Summary: Cell stress is a fact of life. The cells in our bodies are subject to stress from toxins such as internally generated free radicals, cigarette smoke, air pollution, and UV light. How our cells deal with stress ultimately controls our health. [Author: Brady Hartman. This article first appeared on the LongevityFacts.com website under the title ‘Eight Ways Your Cells Deal With Stress’ and… Continue reading "8 Ways Cell Stress Causes Us To Age Prematurely"