Inflammation in the brain linked to several forms of dementia

Inflammation in the brain may be more widely implicated in dementias than was previously thought, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge. The researchers say it offers hope for potential new treatments for several types of dementia.

Cambridge University News
March 17, 2020 | cambridge

~4 mins

Tags: spotlight-on-neuroscience dementia inflammation

Inflammation links heart disease and depression, study finds

People with heart disease are more likely to suffer from depression, and the opposite is also true. Now, scientists at the University of Cambridge believe they have identified a link between these two conditions: inflammation – the body’s response to negative environmental factors, such as stress. 

Cambridge University News
March 19, 2019 | cambridge

~6 mins

Tags: spotlight-on-neuroscience heart-disease cardiovascular-disease-cvd depression inflammation immune-system

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