Obesity alters response to anti-inflammatory treatment

Source: NIH

Excess weight is associated with an increased risk of many health conditions. It’s also thought to impact the immune system. But the mechanisms in the body that lead to these effects aren’t fully understood.A team led by researchers from the Gladstone Institutes, the Salk Institute, and the University of California, San Francisco, has been studying these mechanisms and how they relate to inflammatory diseases, which involve problems with the immune system.

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