Mediterranean Diet for Osteoarthritis

What you eat can have a positive or negative impact on arthritis symptoms. Studies suggest that eating like some Europeans can reduce inflammation in people with osteoarthritis (OA) and protect against weight gain, fracture risk and disability. The so-called Mediterranean diet emphasizes locally grown fruits and vegetables, healthy fats like olive oil and nuts, whole… Read More »

New inflammation inhibitor discovered

Crystal structure of the protein OGG1 bound to a key inhibitor. Illustration: Geoffrey Masuyer “We’ve developed a new drug molecule that inhibits inflammation,” says Professor Thomas Helleday, at the Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, who led the study. The enzyme OGG1 triggers inflammation It was when developing a new molecule for inhibiting the enzyme… Read More »