Special Issue | 11 January 2013Inflammation
INTRODUCTION—Inflammation, though beneficial during an infection, can contribute substantially to the pathogenesis of several age-related chronic diseases such as metabolic disease/type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegenerative disease. This special issue in Science, together with related content in Science Signaling, highlights the detrimental, but also in some cases beneficial, role of inflammation in chronic diseases. [Read the full introduction]
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- J. Kaiser, "Will an Aspirin a Day Keep Cancer Away?" Science 337, 1471-1473 (2012).
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