Inflammation, Lifestyle and Chronic Diseases: The Silent Link

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Bharat B. Aggarwal, Sunil Krishnan, Sushovan Guha
CRC Press, 2016 M04 19 - 504 páginas
Oxidative stress and inflammation are among the most important factors of disease. Chronic infections, obesity, alcohol and tobacco usage, radiation, environmental pollutants, and high-calorie diets have been recognized as major risk factors for a variety of chronic diseases from cancer to metabolic diseases. All these risk factors are linked to ch
 

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Chapter 1 Roles of Innate Immunity and Inflammation in the Aging Brain
1
Alzheimers Disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
41
The Silent Mediator
57
Chapter 4 Role of Inflammation and Lifestyle in Chronic Asthma
89
Role of Dietary Phytochemicals
101
Inflammation Lifestyle and Chronic DiseasesThe Silent Link
131
Chapter 7 Inflammation and Heart Diseases
157
From Initiation to Resolution
183
Chapter 9 Role of Inflammation in Infectious Disease
203
Contributions and Consequences
247
Chapter 11 Role of Inflammation in Gastrointestinal Diseases
299
An Issue of Modern Lifestyle
327
Chapter 13 Role of Inflammation in Cancer Development
345
The AntiInflammatory Lifestyle
373
Back Cover
455
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Dr. Bharat Bhushan Aggarwal is the Ransom Home, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Division of Cancer Medicine's Department of Experimental Therapeutics, and chief of the Cytokine Research Laboratory, in Houston, Texas. He earned a PhD in biochemistry at the University of California in Berkeley, then underwent postdoctoral training at the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco. He worked for ten years at Genentech, Inc., where he isolated and determined the structure of TNF-a and TNF- before returning to a university-based academic position.

Dr. Sunil Krishnan is director of Gastrointestinal Translational Research and associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He received his MD degree at the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India, and then completed an internal medicine residency at Penn State Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, and a radiation oncology residency at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, before joining the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Sushovan Guha is the site director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program and assistant professor of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He earned his MD degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India, and graduated with an MA/MPhil in microbiology and immunology from Columbia University, New York. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Guha then joined the prestigious Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at U

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