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Anti-inflammatory drugs ‘could fight depression’

Jan 2nd, 2015 by

Scientists to launch £5m study that explores links between immune disorders and mental illness – and could lead to new treatments

Scientists at seven UK universities are to set up a research consortium aimed at exploiting a newly discovered link between immune disorders and mental illness.

The connection raises hopes that anti-inflammatory drugs can be adapted to treat patients with depression or senile dementia.

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