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Nanoparticles to Speed Up the End of Inflammation

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Monday, March 18, 2013
Inflammation can be thought of as two separate processes. Acute inflammation is a critical part of survival. But it comes at a price. Unresolved inflammation drives many chronic diseases, from heart disease to autoimmune disorders. "It's the persistent, exacerbated inflammation that we need to focus on" to fight those diseases, noted Columbia University's Gabrielle Fredman.

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