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synonyms for inflammation

  • infection
  • irritation
  • pain
  • rash
  • sore
  • tenderness
  • burning
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The word inflammation was an essential one to early accounts of the virus coming out China a year ago.
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In a 2019 study that inspired the randomized trial, mice that lacked sigma-1 receptor died from systemic inflammation known as sepsis, whereas fluvoxamine treatment protected animals from deterioration and death.
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Obesity in some situations appears to be associated with chronic inflammation, which we think can be a driver of cancer.
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When stress is reduced, inflammation is reduced, and the immune system is better equipped to fight off infection and illness.
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In experiments on pairs of mice, one mouse received an injection that caused arthritis-like inflammation in one hind paw while the other mouse was unharmed.
MICE MAY ‘CATCH’ EACH OTHER’S PAIN — AND PAIN RELIEFCAROLYN WILKEJANUARY 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Duke scientists are studying why marine mammals don’t show inflammation in their lungs and other organs when denied oxygen.
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From what molecular scientists know so far, it somehow changes proteins found all over the body that are responsible for managing pain, inflammation, mood, appetite, and even memory.
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In rare cases, it can produce runaway inflammation and swelling of tissues in a serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis.
EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO COVID VACCINESKAREN YUANDECEMBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
The therapy is designed to tamp down inflammation caused by virus-induced damage to human cells, an underlying cause of some complications, and is expected to be used for treatment of severely ill Covid patients.
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It produces molecules known as adipokines that can increase inflammation in various organ systems.
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WORDS RELATED TO INFLAMMATION

  • condition deepening
  • exacerbation
  • exaggeration
  • heightening
  • increase
  • inflammation
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • sharpening
  • strengthening
  • worsening
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