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Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition

Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition Lylen Ferris, ND | March 17, 2021 Patients with major depression have been found to exhibit increased peripheral blood inflammatory biomarkers, including inflammatory cytokines. Cytokines have been shown to access the brain and interact with virtually every pathophysiologic domain known to be involved in depression, including neurotransmitter synthesis and metabolism, neuroendocrine function, and neural plasticity. A …

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High Cognitive Performance at Age 100

  — Some centenarians show resilience to cognitive decline, despite brain pathology by Judy George, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today January 15, 2021   Cognitively healthy centenarians appeared to have resilience mechanisms that helped them maintain high levels of cognitive performance despite risk factors for decline, a Dutch cohort study showed. Of 330 people 100 years old …

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