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๐Ÿ“ The Vagus Nerve Can Predict and Possibly Modulate NonCommunicable Chronic Diseases: Introducing a Neuroimmunological Paradigm to Public Health

Global burden of diseases (GBD) includes non-communicable conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. These share important behavioral risk factors (e.g., smoking, diet) and pathophysiological contributing factors (oxidative stress, inflammation and excessive sympathetic activity). This article wishes to introduce to medicine and public health a new paradigm to predict, understand, prevent and possibly treat such diseases based on the science of neuro-immunology and specifically by focusing on vagal neuro-modulation.

Updated on March 17, 2020

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