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- Researchers investigated the effects of exercise on inflammation in mice.
- They found that regular moderate exercise reduces inflammatory markers in mice.
- This was due to epigenetic changes that affected the expression of genes responsible for the inflammatory responses of certain immune cells.
- Further studies are needed to see if these findings translate to humans.
Inflammation happens when the body’s immune system has a reaction. This could be to pathogens such as germs, foreign bodies, and anything else the immune system recognizes as foreign.
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