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Cover for Asthma and inflammation.

In this chapter, the relationship between asthma and inflammation are examined. The effect of dietary modulation (involving dietary fat, obesity and antioxidants) of inflammation in asthma is described. Observational and interventional studies on physical activity and the modulation of inflammation ...

Author(s)
Scott, H. A.; Garg, M. L.; Gibson, P. G.; Wood, L. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cardiovascular disease and inflammation.

This chapter reviews the physiopathology of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. The role of inflammatory processes, endothelium integrity and nitric oxide on atherosclerosis is presented, and the relationship between inflammation and biomarkers of atherosclerosis is examined. The impact of...

Author(s)
Heather, A.; McGrath, K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stress and inflammation: an emerging story.

The aim of the current chapter is to introduce recent findings demonstrating the ability of stress to promote inflammation within the central nervous system and to critically evaluate the evidence linking these changes to alterations in mental health. Topics discussed in the chapter include: the...

Author(s)
Walker, F. R.; Nalivaiko, E.; Day, T. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Type 2 diabetes and inflammation.

This chapter examines evidence on the effect of various diets (glycaemic index and fibre, Mediterranean diet, antioxidants, caffeine, red wine, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and magnesium) and exercise (resistance exercise, aerobic exercise, and combined) on inflammation in patients with type 2...

Author(s)
Lieffers, J.; Hawkins, B.; Hofstra, A.; Cheung, D.; McCargar, L. L.; Field, C. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter