Excessive blood fat could cause organ damage.


KARACHI -- In a new study, researchers have found the mechanisms through which high levels of blood lipids could lead to inflammation and, over time, more serious consequences, such as organ damage. Share on PinterestNew research shows how high blood fat levels can induce inflammation. Inflammation is both caused by and a risk factor for many conditions. These include obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular problems. One of the greatest reasons for inflammation is infection. When the body senses that dangerous foreign microorganisms, such as bacteria, have entered it, it unleashes an immune response. Inflammation is a key part of that response.

This turn of events is natural and usually helps maintain a state of health. Sometimes, however, inflammation occurs for reasons other...

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