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From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine's new frontier | Edward Bullmore

theguardian.com

Inflammation

Inflammation, which normally fights infections and heals wounds, also has negative effects on the body.

Studying inflammation's behavior in our bodies has led to a series of breakthroughs, including new kinds of treatments, and immunotherapy.

Apart from research on bodily disorders,...

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Studies show inflammation might be one of the reasons for depression, due to a substantial effect on brain activity.

This has led to new experiments using anti-inflammatory drugs like antidepressants, which proved successful.

This provides an important insight on ho...

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