Nutrition and Diet May Reduce Chronic Inflammation while Improving Symptom Burden in MPN Patients

Nutrition for MPN Patients Part 3 in a New Series – “Addressing MPN Symptoms” (2019) We know diet plays a role in inflamation.  Chronic inflammation may be an important driving force for clonal evolution and disease progression in myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), essential thrombocythemia (ET), polycythemia vera (PV), and myelofibrosis (MF).  So with that in mind, eating a […]

The Fleischman Lab Continues Investigating the Role of Inflammation in MPN

2015 MPN Research Update by Dr. Angela Fleischman We are continuing to work on the role of inflammation in MPN.  The human immune system turns on the immune response when it recognizes invaders such as bacteria or viruses by producing inflammatory proteins, also called cytokines.  Cytokines are helpful to fight infection but if the immune […]

High levels of Inflammation disrupt normal blood formation potentially leading to leukemia

Indiana University researchers identify events causing bone marrow inflammation leading to blood disorders Like a line of falling dominos, a cascade of molecular events in the bone marrow produces high levels of inflammation that disrupt normal blood formation and lead to potentially deadly disorders including leukemia. “It has been known for years that there are […]

Bone & Joint Pain in MPN Patients Explained

From our www.mpdsupport.org archives from 1995, pearls of wisdom by the late Dr. Gilbert Dear Members: For your information re bone and joint pains in MPD. Several of you have mentioned that you suffer from bone and/or joint pains – sometimes attributed to arthritis.  I have seen a number of patients who have this complaint […]

 
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