Molecular Basis of Health and Disease
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Perinatal origins of adult diseases
Adult diseases as low-grade systemic inflammatory conditions
Inflammation as the basis of obesity, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and cancer
Imbalance in the pro- and anti-inflammatory molecules as the basis of adult diseases
Altered metabolism of essential fatty acids and eicosanoids in the pathobiology of adult diseases
This book examines how the balance between pro- and anti-inflammatory molecules is related to health and disease. It suggests that this balance, or lack of it, initiates and aggravates many diseases and analyzes both them and new methods in their management.