About The Author

David Brough is a professor at the Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester.

 

Boron Shines A Light On The Dark Side Of Inflammation

Inflammation, our bodies’ response to infection and injury, is generally regarded as a protective response that occurs to eliminate the offending stimulus and to promote repair and recovery. However, inflammation has a dark side. During chronic non-communicable diseases (such as diseases of aging like Alzheimer’s disease, vascular disease, even aging itself), inflammation is destructive. The