Tag Archives: inflammation

Tick-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation detected in UK for the first time: officials

A potentially fatal tick-borne disease has been detected in ticks in the United Kingdom for the first time, Public Health England (PHE) announced this week. LYME DISEASE-RELATED TICK ILLNESS WITH MORE SEVERE SYMPTOMS DETECTED IN NEW YORK: REPORT  Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV)  was found in a “small number” of ticks in Thetford Forest in eastern… 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 »