Immune System
In a paper appearing in Nature Medicine, researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have reported evidence of a mechanism in the brain by which the COVID virus may gain access to… Read More
Psychosocial Interventions Are Found to Reduce Inflammation and Boost Beneficial Immune System Function
A new analysis of 56 randomized clinical trials has concluded that psychosocial interventions can significantly reduce inflammation and enhance beneficial immune system function. It is a finding of… Read More
Researchers Discover a Role for Immune Cells Called Microglia in Inhibiting Brain Activity and Regulating Behavior
Researchers have discovered an entirely new way in which the healthy brain keeps neural activation within normal bounds. The finding, which uncovers an unexpected role of immune cells called… Read More
Team Discovers Mechanism in Blood-Vessel Cells in the Brain That Promotes Resilience Against Stress
Thirty-five years after the first clue appeared, researchers now report they have assembled a detailed picture of one way in which inflammation can cause or create conditions favorable for the… Read More
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is Linked With Improved Immune Function
A comprehensive analysis of 56 randomized controlled studies has concluded that psychosocial interventions—and especially cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)—are associated with improvements in the… Read More