Hypothalamic microinflammation: a common basis of metabolic syndrome and aging

@article{Tang2015HypothalamicMA,
  title={Hypothalamic microinflammation: a common basis of metabolic syndrome and aging},
  author={Yizhe Tang and Sudarshana Purkayastha and Dongsheng Cai},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={38},
  pages={36-44}
}
Chronic microinflammation is a hallmark of many aging-related neurodegenerative diseases as well as metabolic syndrome-driven diseases. Recent research indicates that chronic caloric excess can lead to hypothalamic microinflammation, which in turn participates in the development and progression of metabolic syndrome disorders such as obesity, glucose intolerance, and hypertension. Additionally, it was recently shown that increasing age after young adulthood can cause hypothalamic… CONTINUE READING

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