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NIEHS Finds Protein That Counteracts Inflammation And Wasting That May Target Rheumatoid Arthritis And Crohn's Disease

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September 10, 1998
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NIH-National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
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Scientists at NIEHS have identified a protein which may help in the quest for drugs to fight inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, physical wasting, and graft-versus-host disease. The protein may help counteract the ill effects when the body produces excessive amounts of another protein key to fighting infection.

Scientists at NIEHS have identified a protein which may help in the quest for drugs to fight inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, physical wasting, and graft-versus-host disease. The protein may help counteract the ill effects when the body produces excessive amounts of another protein key to fighting infection.


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NIH-National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences. "NIEHS Finds Protein That Counteracts Inflammation And Wasting That May Target Rheumatoid Arthritis And Crohn's Disease." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 September 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980910071416.htm>.
NIH-National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences. (1998, September 10). NIEHS Finds Protein That Counteracts Inflammation And Wasting That May Target Rheumatoid Arthritis And Crohn's Disease. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980910071416.htm
NIH-National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences. "NIEHS Finds Protein That Counteracts Inflammation And Wasting That May Target Rheumatoid Arthritis And Crohn's Disease." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980910071416.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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