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News tag: microglia cell


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Inflammation in the brain may cause severe depression


30 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Inflammation in the brain has been linked to severe clinical depression, new research found. The research was conducted at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute in Toronto, Canada. Researchers examined brain scans of 20 patients with clinical depression and compared the results with…

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Cause of autism may reside in immune system’s response


15 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The cause of autism remains unknown, but researchers discovered the disease is linked to inflammation in the brain, creating additional hope for a potential cure. With this discovery, scientists are hopeful to get one step closer to finding the elusive treatment of this mysterious disease. The findings were published in…