Small but smart--microRNAs in the centre of inflammatory processes during cardiovascular diseases, the metabolic syndrome, and ageing.

With a progressively growing elderly population, ageing-associated pathologies such as cardiovascular diseases are becoming an increasing economic, social, and personal burden for Western societies. Interestingly, all ageing-associated diseases share a common denominator: inflammation. Recently, microRNAs were shown to be implicated in the full range of… CONTINUE READING