MOJ ISSN: 2373-4442MOJI

Immunology
Opinion
Volume 2 Issue 6 - 2015
Benefits Beyond the Need of Treating Inflammation
Abdelaziz Ghanemi1,2,3*
1Key Laboratory of Animal Models and Human Disease Mechanisms of the Chinese Academy of Sciences & YunnanProvince, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
2Kunming College of Life Science, China
3University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Received: December 8, 2015 | Published: December 9, 2015
*Corresponding author: Abdelaziz Ghanemi, Key Laboratory of Animal Models and Human Disease Mechanisms, Kunming Institute of Zoology Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 32 Jiaochang Donglu, Kunming 650223, China, Email:
Citation: Ghanemi A (2015) Benefits Beyond the Need of Treating Inflammation. MOJ Immunol 2(6): 00067. DOI: 10.15406/moji.2015.02.00067

Opinion

Among the divers’ outcomes of the immune responses, inflammation has specific medical aspects in therapy, diagnosis and surveillance. Pharmacological classes include anti-inflammatory drugs [1-3] which are widely used as a treatment.

However, the most important and the less known aspect of the inflammation are the diagnosis of diseases, in addition to the surveillance of prognostic and the efficacy of treatments. Indeed, many diseases involve inflammation such as cancer [4,5] and Alzheimer’s disease [6,7] as a part of their symptoms or their pathogenesis and therefore, this immune response represents the basis or the starting pint of the diagnosis of such disease. Additionally, measuring the severity and the type of inflammation may constitute an indicator of the evolution of the disease or the efficacy of the treatment.

On the other hand, and from a biological viewpoint, the inflammation represents a part of the immune system functions [8,9] that is required for the homeostasis [10,11] of the organism and as a part of the biological defenses against exogenous organism.

Acknowledgement

Abdelaziz Ghanemi is a recipient of a 2013 CAS-TWAS President's Postgraduate Fellowship.

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