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Developments in Clinical & Medical Pathology

Cellular and Molecular Medicine Approaches to Therapy

  • Open or Close Gundu HR Rao*

    University of Minnesota, Department Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, USA

    *Corresponding author: Gundu HR Rao, Department Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Thrombosis Research, University of Minnesota, USA

Submission: April 23, 2018; Published: May 23, 2018

Volume1 Issue3
May 2018


Inflammation seems to be the major initiator of many processes that leads to self-healing as well as pathogenesis of major metabolic diseases, including, atherosclerosis, obesity, metabolic syndrome, type-2 diabetes, ischemic heart disease and stroke. Inflammation seems to play a role even in acute events such as vulnerable plaque rupture, precipitation of some of the events associated with stroke, advance events in cancer and neuronal pathology. In spite of the fact that researchers have attributed such an important role for inflammation, there are hardly any drugs that specifically work on this process. When it comes to anti-ageing, there are just two drugs in the market. Although numerous compounds have been introduced as antioxidants, no major success has been reported in any randomized clinical studies [1,2].

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