Daily Archives: September 5, 2012

Interleukin 6 and the ASD Brain

Alteration of brain volume in IL-6 overexpressing mice related to autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22940293 Central Laboratory, Shanxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Taiyuan, China. Abstract Abnormal neuroimmune responses have been reported to be associated with autism and could be appropriate targets for pharmacologic intervention. … Continue reading

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Treating Inflammation in Depression

A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Tumor Necrosis Factor Antagonist Infliximab for Treatment-Resistant Depression The Role of Baseline Inflammatory Biomarkers¬† ABSTRACT ¬†Context¬† Increased concentrations of inflammatory biomarkers predict antidepressant nonresponse, and inflammatory cytokines can sabotage and circumvent the mechanisms of … Continue reading

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