7/8/2016

Curcumin Enhances Defense Against Tuberculosis

Curcumin, which gives the spice turmeric its yellow-orange color, enhances cellular defense against tuberculosis, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. In cell culture studies, curcumin enhanced death of infected cells and destruction of the bacteria inside infected cells. 

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6/14/2016

New Insights Inspire Treatment and Prevention Strategies for Eczema

Recent discoveries about the biological mechanisms of eczema are driving new approaches to treatment and prevention of the disease, according to National Jewish Health Professor of Pediatrics Donald Leung, MD, PhD. In a May 17 review in Current Opinion in Pediatrics, Dr. Leung, a widely recognized authority on research and treatment of eczema, explained how new strategies to maintain the integrity of the skin and to dampen the type 2 allergic response are providing benefits for eczema patients and for those at risk of developing the disease.

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6/2/2016

Event Honoring Roth and Hinton Raises Nearly $58,000 for National Jewish Health

Paul B. Roth, MD, MS, of University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and James H. Hinton of Presbyterian Healthcare Services.More than 250 New Mexicans gathered to bestow the Spirit of Achievement Award to Paul B. Roth, MD, MS, of University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and James H. Hinton of Presbyterian Healthcare Services. The event honors citizens of New Mexico who have built a legacy of contributing their time, talents and resources to the community. Nearly $58,000 was raised at the dinner to benefit charity care and other programs at National Jewish Health.

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5/24/2016

Blockade of Histamine Receptors Suppresses Intestinal Anaphylaxis In Peanut Allergy

Simultaneous pre-treatment with antihistamines that block both the H1 and H4 antihistamine receptors suppressed the gastrointestinal symptoms of food allergy in mice, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. 

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5/16/2016

Exacerbations of COPD Accelerate Lung-Function Loss

Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) accelerate the loss of lung function especially among patients with mild disease, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and other institutions. 

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