Exercise drives muscles to fight chronic inflammation on their own


Inflammation in the human body is a complex physiological response to a complex range of triggers, and scientists have just uncovered some useful new details about how it works by experimenting with muscles grown in the lab. By simulating the effects of exercise on these engineered cells and tissues, the scientists made the unexpected discovery that human muscle can fend off inflammation all on its own.
While it is taken as a given that exercise is good for the body in all kinds of ways, research is starting to show us how it can specifically temper the effects of inflammation, through studie