Posts Tagged: inflammation

Feinstein Institute Scientists Discover More Detail About the Vagus Nerve and Immune System

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Finding provides researchers new opportunities to treat diseases with bioelectronic medicine MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research discovered more details about how the vagus nerve interacts with the immune system, better understanding how bioelectronic medicine may treat disease. By mapping the mechanisms of the vagus nerve and identifying new neural pathways… read more

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Single Low-Magnitude Electric Pulse Successfully Fights Inflammation

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Ongoing Research Shows Growing Promise of Bioelectronic Medicine MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, and SetPoint Medical Inc., a biomedical technology company, today released the results of research on the therapeutic potential of vagus nerve stimulation. In a paper published by Bioelectronic Medicine, Kevin J…. read more

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Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover a New Treatment that Protects Against Acute Lung Injury During Sepsis

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MANHASSET, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that an antibody – a protein in the human body that can trigger and mediate inflammation – can be used as a treatment to protect against acute lung injury (ALI) during sepsis. The findings were published in Critical Care. Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the… read more

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Long Island Bike Challenge Raises $12,000 to Support Medical Research at The Feinstein Institute

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Manhasset, NY – Participants of the third annual Long Island Bike Challenge (LIBC) raised $12,000 to benefit The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Edward Diller, a lifelong cyclist and native Long Islander, started LIBC in 2010 with the goal of raising money for medical research conducted locally on Long Island…. read more

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