Stress and Inflammation

Stress and inflammation Cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease and stroke, is the single greatest cause of death worldwide and is a major burden on health services and society. 

By | February 1, 2011

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ANDREW SWIFT

Stress and inflammation

Cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease and stroke, is the single greatest cause of death worldwide and is a major burden on health services and society. Most resources are currently directed towards surgical intervention and management of advanced disease; recently, however, research has revealed molecular mechanisms that could lead to better treatment and prevention strategies.

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