From extending lifespan to bolstering the immune system, the drug’s effects are only just beginning to be understood.
Two studies examining the effects of parents’ ages on their offsprings’ telomere lengths come to opposite conclusions.
Positive correlations were found between cytokine secretion and endotoxin-induced anxiety, depressed mood and decreases in memory performance.
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Animal studies show that cytokine mediated illnesses — for example infectious, autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases — are associated with behavioural changes. But the underlying mechanisms in humans have not yet been established. In the May
These results may have implications for the development of new psychopharmacological approaches that should target the negative psychological effects of cytokines in various medical conditions.