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“In the future, a new class of anti-inflammatory drugs could be used to treat depression, say University of Cambridge researchers.

Drugs such as aspirin and ibuprofen treat inflammation, the body’s immune response to infections or pathogens. During an inflammatory response, immune cells flood the bloodstream with proteins known as cytokines.” Read More

Source: (https://edition.cnn.com/2016/10/18/health/anti-inflammatory-drugs-depression)