Attack is not always the best defense

(Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena) For many inflammatory diseases as asthma, rheumatism, arteriosclerosis and cancer there are only few effective therapies. But now pharmacists at Jena University developed three new drug candidates against inflammation. The scientists present the potential therapeutic agents in the British Journal of Pharmacology and the Journal of Medical Chemistry. The agents are able to suppress a key enzyme in the body's own cascade of inflammation.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news