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Researchers at the UK's University of Cambridge have highlighted the anti-depressive effects of new anti-inflammatory drugs, usually prescribed to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. Certain types of anti-inflammatory drugs could have positive side effects on the symptoms of depression, according to new research from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. "About a third of patients who are resistant to antidepressants show evidence of inflammation," said Dr Golam Khandaker, who led the study.
Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. Normally the immune system's white blood cells help protect ...
Psoriasis is a common skin condition affecting 2-3% of the population of the United Kingdom, where the skins replacement process is sped taking 2-6 days instead of the usual 21 - 28 days for the replacement of skin cells. Patients experience an accumulat...