Example sentences for: inflammation

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  • Among the adhesion molecules up-regulated in IBD, MAdCAM-1, the mucosal cell adhesion molecule, is thought to be preeminent in the development of chronic gut inflammation.

  • They act directly at neuro-synaptic junctions and by reducing inflammation.

  • Joint inflammation was well controlled with hydroxychlorquine (Plaquenil, Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY) from October 1999 thru June 2000 when hydroxychlorquine was discontinued due to persistent anemia and a flare in her arthritis despite adequate therapy.

  • The complex changes in lung function, morphology, and gene expression caused by compounds in cigarette smoke involve a combination of direct and indirect effects on cells, but principally center around an increase in airway inflammation as a result of cigarette smoking.

  • Cigarette smoke has also been considered a major player in the pathogenesis of asthma and as a trigger for acute symptoms [ 2 ] . Exposure to cigarette smoke activates an inflammatory cascade in the airway epithelium resulting in the production of a number of potent cytokines and chemokines, with accompanying damage to the lung epithelium, increased permeability, and recruitment of macrophages and neutrophils to the airway [ 3 ] . Even brief exposure to cigarette smoke has been shown to increase expression of IL-8 in primary cultures of human bronchial epithelial cells (HBEs) in the presence of dust mite allergen [ 4 ] . Increased release of the chemokine IL-8 has also been shown for cultured HBEs exposed to cigarette smoke extract (CSE) [ 5 6 ] and diesel exhaust particles [ 7 ] . However, the precise molecular events that bring about these intracellular changes and acute inflammation in lung epithelial cells are not well understood.


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